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Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home A New Edition [With] A Diary [With] Nature and Art [With] Two Years Before the Mast [With] Narrative of the Mutiny of the Bounty [With] The Complete English Tradesman [With] Picciola

By Miss Sedgwick et al.

1841

Edward Moxon : London

9.5" by 6.5"

iv, 130pp; 83pp; iv, 44pp; [3], 2-124pp; 72pp; 86pp; iv, 53pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A sammelband of nineteenth century publications. Being a variety of topics from travelogues to adventure novels, to a diary on every day life through the eyes of an early feminist.

Six of the works to this volume have the same typographical layout. Only two of these six have dated title pages. They are both dated 1841 and are published by Edward Moxon. 'A Diary' , 'Nature and Art', 'A Narrative of the Mutiny' and 'Picciola' have half-title pages only and have therefore been dated c1841 due to their identical formatting style. By Miss Sedgwick; Fredrika Bremer; Mrs Inchbald; R H Dana; Lieut W Bligh Commander; Daniel Defoe; X B Saintine. Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home A New Edition - 1841 - Miss Sedgwick a New Edition A Diary - c1841 - Fredrika Bremer Nature and Art - c1841 - Mrs Inchbald Two Years Before the Mast A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea - Second Edition - 1841 - R H Dana A Narrative of the Mutiny of the Bounty - 1840 - Lieut W Bligh Commander The Complete English Tradesman - 1839 - Daniel Defoe Picciola - c1841 - X B Saintine 'Letters From Abroad' is a travelogue by American novelist on domestic fiction, Catharine Sedgwick. This work is written on her travels to Europe and is a 'New Edition' issued the same year as the first edition. 'A Diary..' is a wildly popular work by Swedish writer and feminist reformer, Fredrike Bremer. Bremer successfully emancipated herself from her brother's wardship and established Sweden's first female tertiary school. 'Nature and Art' is a Elizabeth Inchbald's second novel which considers the influence of education, social conventions and gender conditioning. 'Mutiny of the Bounty' is a memoir written by Captain Lieutenant William Bligh. 'Two Years before the Mast' is a memoir by the American author Richard Henry Dana Jr. He wrote the work following a two year sea voyage from Boston to California. Dana provided a vivid contemporaneous description of life at sea.

CONDITION

In a full diced calf binding. Externally, smart. Patches of rubbing to the joints and spine, heavier to the head and tail. Further patches of light rubbing to the boards. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, listing all works present to this volume. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with just the occasional light spots.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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