Domestic Manners of the Americans. Frances Trollope.

Domestic Manners of the Americans

London: Whittaker, Treacher & Co., 1832. a. hervieu. 1st Edition. Hardcover. beautifully bound in half red calf with marbled paper covered boards with all edge gilt . Spines much darkened from age and hinges somewhat weak. Two nice bookplates on front pastedown of both volumes. The captions of some plates were partially trimmed off by the binder. Half title pages not bound in. Contents otherwise very good. There are 24 plates including frontis. This was Frances Trollope's first book and describes her experiences in what was then, practically a frontier town of Cincinnati. She writes vividly of her many bad experiences and observations and went on to write many novels and a few other travel related books. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2314

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