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Passages in Foreign Travel [2 Volumes. complete]

Passages in Foreign Travel [2 Volumes. complete]

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Passages in Foreign Travel [2 Volumes. complete]

by Jewett, Isaac Appleton (1808-1853)

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Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1838. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good Hardcovers. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. Two volumes. [Complete] 8vo; iv, 319; vii, 369 pp.

Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spines a touch sunned. First Edition, First Printing.

Each volume in this set is neatly signed on the front pastedown by "George F. Houghton." Houghton (1820-1870), was a Vermont attorney, editor, historian, and a founder of the Vermont Historical Society. The author, Isaac Appleton Jewett, travelled in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland with chapters on London, Paris, the French and Italian Opera houses, and 'second-rate restaurants.'

REF: Smith, American Travellers Abroad J23


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Passages in Foreign Travel [2 Volumes. complete]
Jewett, Isaac Appleton (1808-1853)
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