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New Travels in the United States of America , Peformed in 1788

New Travels in the United States of America , Peformed in 1788

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New Travels in the United States of America , Peformed in 1788

by DE WARVILLE, J. P. Brissot

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Boston: Joseph Bumstead, 1797. Modern 1/4 calf with leather label and marbled paper covered boards. Published Boston: Joseph Bumstead, 1797. Translated from the French. Complete text of the first two volumes in one volume. 12 mo., 276 pp. + 3 pp. Contents. Author was a French journalist who spent five months in the U.S. in the run up before the French Revolution. He traveled from Boston to Virginia "to study men who had just acquired their liberty". His journal was published in French in three volumes, the first two reprinted here in English translation. (The third volume dealt with commerce between America and Europe.) Mild offset toning within the text block, pages otherwise clean, unmarked, no foxing. Original endpapers frayed along edges with some offset darkening, small fingertip chip off front edge of page 170, else a very good, well preserved early American imprint in a fine, attractive binding. . Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo.

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Title
New Travels in the United States of America , Peformed in 1788
Author
DE WARVILLE, J. P. Brissot
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Publisher
Joseph Bumstead
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1797
Size
12mo
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American History & Americana; Travel and Exploration;

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...
Text Block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book....
Offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ...

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