Item #37132 Journal. In Two Volumes. Frances Anne Butler.

Journal. In Two Volumes.

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835.

Price: $250.00

About the item

First American edition. [4], [12]-252, [12, ads]; 218, [22, ads] pp. 2 vols. 12mo. Original maroon cloth, paper spine labels, apparently bound up LACKING the first gathering. Faded, some wear at extremities, one-inch tear in cloth at spine of vol. 1, scattered foxing, else very good. Howes B1051; Sabin 9632; Clark, Old South 187.

Item #37132

First of acclaimed British actress Fanny Kemble's journals of her four-year residence in America, this work the record of her tour in 1832. The year before publication, she married Pierce Butler of South Carolina, in what proved to be a disastrous marriage.