Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In 2 Volumes: Catharine Maria Sedgwick Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In 2 Volumes: Catharine Maria Sedgwick Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In 2 Volumes: Catharine Maria Sedgwick Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In 2 Volumes: Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In 2 Volumes

Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1841
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Inscribed by the author on Vol. 1's first front-paper: "To / Mrs Howe / from the Author / August 4th 1841." (not to Julia Ward Howe, who was married in 1843). In the original publisher's green cloth binding with still bright gilt letttering on the spine. Vol. 1 has the top 1/2 inch of the spine chipped away, with most of the backstrip detached on one side. Some light stains to the back cover. There is an owner's name "Buchanan Charles" at the top of the inner cover, and he has glued 4 typewritten pages about the book's author to the inner cover and 3 of the frontpaper's sides. Vol. 2 has chipping to the top of the spine, with some chipping to the edge of the backstrip, with some small discolorations to the covers. His name "Buchanan Charles" is at the top of the inner cover. The 2 endpapers and back inner cover are covered with a pencilled, hand-made index to the 2 volumes. The pages are foxed, heavily in places, with very heavy foxing to the inner covers and to the endpapers. Pagination: Vol. 1: 2 frontpapers, 2 page Harper's catalog, 275 pages, 29 pages Catalog, (blank), endpaper; Vol. 2: 2 frontpapers, 297 pages, (blank), 2 pages Catalog, 2 endpapers. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15446

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Title: Letters From Abroad to Kindred At Home - In ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1841

Binding: Hard Covers

Book Condition:Fair

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First American Edition

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