Putnam, 1855, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
BAYARD TAYLOR. A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853, New York: Putnam, 1855. 12mo, first edition, pp. xvii, 13-539, marbled boards three-quarter-bound in brown calf with red morocco label and gilt ornaments and decorations to spine, all edges marbled, 20th-century binding with added marbled endpapers. A prolific author who considered himself a poet, Taylor is best remembered for his travel writing; see BAL 19650. Condition of this book: One of two spine labels perished. Edges worn, corners rubbed, bump to fore edge has resulted in slight damage to a few leaves; still, overall very good This is the first USA edition. 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: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54740.