02-14-201302-14-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
February 14, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Campbell, Thomas (d. 1844) Letters from the South, Written During a Journey to Algiers

$50$50
Auction: Discovery - 2637MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Campbell, Thomas (d. 1844)Letters from the South, Written During a Journey to Algiers. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836.
Octavo, first American edition, occasional internal spotting, tall copy, generally bright, bound in textured greenish blue publishers' cloth, with printed paper label on spine, slightly chipped, bookplate of Springfield Library Company pasted inside front board.
On the heels of the French conquest of Algeria, Scottish poet Campbell tours the North African colony.
Estimate $100-200


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Keywords

Algiers, Philadelphia, Springfield Library Company, textured greenish blue publishers, Algeria, poet