Lot 1437: Theodore Dwight TRAVELS IN AMERICA 1848 First Edition Antique Scottish Exploration Steamboat Travel Religion United States England Temperance Arts Literature Newspapers
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Travels in America
Author: Theodore Dwight - Theodore Dwight was the editor of "Dwight's American Magazine."
Publisher: Published by R. Griffin & Co.
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 308 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Book Details: Comments on railroad and steamboat travel, New York book sellers, sights and scenes in New York, American literature, religion, newspapers, the arts, early history, temperance and intemperance, and comparisons and contrasts between the United States and England.
Condition / Notes: This is the first edition of this work. The antique volume is bound in blindstamped brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering on the spine. The book shows mild external age/wear. The binding is solid. The signature of a former owner appears on the title page. The pages show light age toning and scattered foxing.
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