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Description: New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. It contains 2 pp ads dated Feb 1855. Original grey-green cloth with front cover vignette in gilt. First American Edition, 3rd printing, issued several weeks after the London one. This collection of papers includes Irving's observations on the Seminoles, the Creoles, John Law's 1719-1720 Great Mississippi Bubble scheme, Bermuda, Malta and the field at Waterloo. This copy is from the first printing, with the first gathering consisting of only ten leaves and with the publisher's address of 10 Park Place. This copy also is in the primary binding, with the front cover gilt vignette and with the title (rather than "Irving's Works") on the spine. Please ask specific questions on details, condition, and shipping prior to bidding, ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS, and the bidder will be responsible for payment. We box and ship what we can to keep costs low, and use USPS and UPS. Large items, extremely fragile, and high value items will be packed by UPS. Quotes available on request

  • Condition: Very Good Condition with no missing or torn pages. There is a little fraying on the spine but not bad (see pics)
  • Dimensions: 5.25" x 7.5"

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July 8, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Canandaigua, NY, US

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