William Pearson, 1833, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
FIBBLETON, GEORGE [Asa Greene]. Travels in America, New York: William Pearson, 1833. 12mo, first edition, pp. 216, original purple cloth boards (new browned). The author claimed to be "Ex-Barber to His Majesty" but was actually a physician who became a bookseller, according to Sabin 28585. See also Howes G376. This book is a satire on Isaac Fidler's "Travels in America," reporting on such absurd spectacles as swine-pulled stagecoaches on Broadway in New York. Condition of this book: Ex-library, boards worn, losses at spine ends, upper panel missing a small chunk of cloth. Leaves clean and tight, not much foxing. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51980.