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VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD.  With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee."  In Two Volumes by  Mrs. [Anna Brownell] Jameson - First US Edition - 1834 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: 039905)

VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD. With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee." In Two Volumes

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VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD. With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee." In Two Volumes

by Jameson, Mrs. [Anna Brownell]

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New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: 304; 271. Bound in 3/4 calf and marbled boards, leather labels; spines are sun-darkened, with a small chip from one head. 7.5" x 4.25". Provenance: old, engraved bookplate in each volume of Charleston native Rawlins Lowndes (1801-1877), with early signatures at tops of title-pages of Gertrude Livingston Lowndes (1805-1883), a well-known New Yorker of her day. Mrs. Jameson (1794-1860) here relates her literary adventures in Germany, along with several short stories and the diary of her travels in Italy. [American Imprints 25112. Robinson, Wayward Women, 286, Davis & Joyce, Personal Writings by Women, 2482.].

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
039905
Title
VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD. With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee." In Two Volumes
Author
Jameson, Mrs. [Anna Brownell]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First US Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New-York
Date published
1834
Keywords
women travellers; german; italy
Bookseller catalogs
travel; WOMEN'S STUDIES;
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