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Lot 0018
  • Title: America And Her Commentators
  • Author: Henry T. Tuckerman
  • Publisher: 1864, Charles Scribner NY
  • Edition: first edition

    "...The object of this work is twofold to present a general view of the traits and transitions of our country, as recorded at different periods and by writers of various nationalities; and to afford those desirous of authentic information in regard to the United States a guide to the sources thereof...The present seems a favorable time for  a retrospective review; and the need of popular enlightenment, both at home and abroad, as to the past development and present condition of this Republic, is universally acknowledged. There are special and obvious advantages in reverting to the past and examining the present, through the medium of the literature of American Travel. It affords striking contrasts, offers different points of view, and is the more suggestive because modified by national tastes. We can thus trace physical and social development, normal and casual traits, through personal impressions; and are unconsciously put on the track of honest investigation, made to realize familiar tendencies under new aspects, and, from the variety of evidence, infer true estimates..."

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    America And Her Commentators

    Estimate $40 - $50Aug 1, 2018
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