Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 263

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(TRAVEL.) D'Arusmont, Frances "Fanny" Wright. Voyage aux États-Unis d'Amérique. xiv, 351; vi, 359 pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary 1/4 calf, minor wear, lacking a bit of one spine label; minimal dampstaining along top margin, third leaf of Volume II detached. Paris, 1822

Additional Details

First French edition of Fanny Wright's travels. She came from Great Britain to New York in 1818, visiting Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Washington, and was generally appreciative of American culture. "A pleasant relief from the carping comments of her fellow Britons of this period"--Clark, Old South II:16-2. Howes D74; Sabin 18642.