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Letters on England: Comprising descriptive scenes; with remarks on the state of society, domestic economy, habits of the people, and condition of the manufacturing classes generally.

White, Joshua E.

Published by M. Carey (pr. by William Fry), Philadelphia, 1816
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First trade edition, following an issue of the same year privately printed for the author, here in an uncut copy in the original paper-covered boards. White, an American "of Savannah," provides his impressions of British culture in London, Oxford, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, and elsewhere in England ? with many comparisons to the contemporary state of affairs in the United States. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.4"). 2 vols. I: xv, [1], 358 pp. II: xi, [1], 324 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 39807; Smith, Americans Abroad, W66. Contemporary paper-covered boards, spines with printed paper labels; darkened and worn, vol. I with covers detached and paper cracked over spine, vol. II with front joint open though presently holding Front pastedowns with bookplates of the Salem Library Company; vol. I with early inked inscriptions to endpapers and half-title. Light to moderate foxing, no other stains. Bookseller Inventory # 18430

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Title: Letters on England: Comprising descriptive ...

Publisher: M. Carey (pr. by William Fry), Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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