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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

[Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St Jean de]
LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THOMAS DAVIES, 1782
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

[Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St Jean de]
LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THOMAS DAVIES, 1782
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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[Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St Jean de]
LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THOMAS DAVIES, 1782
FIRST EDITION, 2 folding engraved maps (of Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard), half-title, advertisement leaf at end, [ESTC T133373], minor spotting
[BOUND WITH:] Rush, Benjamin. Medical Inquiries and Observations. Philadelphia printed, London: printed for C. Dilly, 1789, second edition, [ESTC T80757], lacking half-title
8vo (212 x 124mm.), contemporary half calf, slightly rubbed
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Provenance

Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys, 1695-1770, added posthumously)

Catalogue Note

Crevecoeur's observations of Colonial America were of great influence in attracting European immigration in the post-revolutionary period. "As literature unexcelled by any American work of the eighteenth century" (Howes).

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