Homes of American Authors 1853


Various Writers. NY: G. P. Putnam and Co. 1853. Recased contemporary full black leather laid down on spine and covers. Gilt front cover title aeg marbled eps gilt dentelle. Leather superficially worn. 1 plate stained (facing p306). Miss Anna W. Dana ink ownership on engr title's upper margin and on inserted leaf (the latter with a January 1 1853 date). 36 plates (16 lithographed facsimile documents & 20 steel engravings incl frontis & engr title) plus partial-page wood engravings.

Book measures c. WxHxD - 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 2 inches.