Lot 27 of 305:
Carver's Travels in North America 1797 Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$132
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Title:
Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Than Five Thousand Miles,...

Author:
Carver, Jonathan

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Printed by John Russell for David West

Date:
1797

Description:
xvi, (5)-312 pp. (12mo) period full calf, red morocco label. An early owner has neatly penned alternative pronunciations for a large number of the entries in Carver's vocabulary of the Chipeway language and long quotes from other sources on endpapers. Early ownership signature of J.A. Sheaff on title page. Later printing of Howes C215.

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Condition:
Binding rubbed, hinges cracking; foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
212126
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