Glimpses and Gatherings, during a Voyage and Visit to London and the Great Exhibition, in the Summer of 1851

By: Drew, William A

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Believed first edition. 404 pages. Dark brown cloth with minor decorations and ruling in blind. A travel memoir by Drew (a former state commissioner of Maine) recounting his trip to London by boat and describing his impressions of Montreal and Quebec in general, and in great detail, life and culture in London, including various parks, the churches, his impressions of the Great Exhibition and other notable sights. In POOR/FAIR condition. MISSING lower half of the cloth backstrip. General moderate fading to the covers, with a few spots of heavier fading. A few small ink drops present. Some soiling and minor to moderate scuffing. Heavy edgewear with the cloth scuffed through along the extremities, heavy bumping to the corners with loss of cloth and minor loss of backstrip at the head of the spine. Covers weak at the interior hinges but still intact. Text block solid with heavy darkening to the endpapers, minor to moderate foxing throughout and some scattered soiling. A few pages creased at the corners. Overall moderate to heavy wear in POOR/FAIR condition.

Title: Glimpses and Gatherings, during a Voyage and Visit to London and the Great Exhibition, in the Summer of 1851

Author Name: Drew, William A

Categories: Travel,

Publisher: Augusta, ME, Homan and Manley: 1852

ISBN Number: no

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Poor

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 002926

Keywords: London England Great Exhibirion 1851