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Lot 0286
Heading: (Irving, Washington)
Author: Crayon, Geoffrey
Title: Bracebridge Hall; or, The Humorists
Place Published: London
Publisher:John Murray
Date Published: 1822

2 volumes. iv, 393; iv, 403 pp. (8vo) 21x12.5 cm (8¼x5"), modern brown half calf and brown cloth, black morocco spine labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. First British Edition, first printing

The second installment of Irving's genial sketches, articles and impressions gathered from his English and European travels, which had begun with The Sketch Book. First printing with text ending on page 403 in Volume II (later printings have text extending on into page 404). Also, Volume I with printer's imprint "Davsion" on p. [ii] (it was later corrected to Davison). Published nearly simultaneously in New York and Boston, as well. BAL 10110.

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Some rubbing to extremities, a few small chips to leather at spines; interior crisp, a handsome set; near fine or better.

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Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall 1st UK Edition

Estimate $10 - $100May 17, 2018