A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States with Remarks on Their Economy
1856·New York & London
by Olmstead, Frederick Law
New York & London: Dix & Edwards / Sampson Low, Son and Co, 1856. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. xiv, 724pp., iv publisher advertisements. Illustrations. Restored. Original brown cloth hardcover with blind stamped borders and decorated boards. Gilt title on spine. Original spine rebacked on new brown cloth. Front and rear hinges repaired. Light edge wear to boards. Light scattered foxing to contents. Previous owner inscription of "G. A. Butler May 11, 1874" located upper front paste down. Original owner inscription of "Mary Jane Crosby March 1856" with a line drawn through the inscription is located on the right front flyleaf. "G. A. Butler May 11, 1874" written top of title page. Howes O 78 (Howe's and Sabin in their description each calls for a map and plate but recent and older records of sale of this book do not mention or are missing the map and plate); Clark Volume III: 482; Sabin 57242. (Inventory #: 7430)
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