CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792
CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792
CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792
CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792
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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,000USD

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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE 

A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792


3 volumes, 4to (11 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.; 300 x 240 mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece of the author by T. Medland after W. Hilton, 3 charts on 2 folding engraved plates, 6 pp. subscribers' list in vol. I, 8 pp. glossary of Canadian words (repeated in each volume), vol. III with 14 pp. "Labrador: A Poetical Epistle," head- and tailpieces; closed tear to 2nd folding plate (vol. I), p. 273 misnumbered but all present, minor stain to p. 129 (vol. III), small open tear to margin of pp. 215-16 (vol. III). Contemporary full acid-washed calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, red morocco labels with gilt text to second compartments, black labels with gilt volume numbers to fourth, other ruled in gilt, all edges speckled in blue; joints weak, extremities rubbed, corners bumped with loss to calf, some loss to spines, labels with volume numbers chipped.  


First edition


REFERENCE:

Sabin 11150; Lande 106; Staton and Tremaine 586


PROVENANCE:

Sir William Forbes (armorial bookplates to front pastedowns)

Condition Report

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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