Lot 84 of 522:
John Davis Personal Adventures And Travels in the USA   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Personal Adventures And Travels Of Four Years And A Half In The United States Of America
Author:
Davis, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by W. McDowall
Date:
1817
Description:

96 pp. 22.5x14 cm (8¾x5½") period half morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine. 

With the illustrated bookplate of American lawyer and politician Edward M. Shepard. "Davis came to the United States in search of literary employment, and had much intercourse with Col. Burr, Jefferson, and others, concerning whom he gives many new facts" - Sabin. Scarce. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing, general wear and soiling to boards, darkening to edges; interior with scattered light foxing and finger soiling, no blanks at rear; good or better.
 
Item number:
305697
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