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8vo. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to covers. In good condition. Spine faded and rubbed at ends with split to back edge. Corners slightly bumped. Covers part faded with small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper, dated 1852. Else clean and tight. 296pp. 4pp cat. ‘With numerous engravings’. Set in Texas at the time of the Texas Revolution. Charles Sealsfield was the pseudonym of Austrian-American journalist, an advocate for a German democracy and author of Romantic novels with American backgrounds and travelogues, Carl (or Karl) Anton Postl (3 March 1793 - 26 May 1864).
Title: The Cabin Book: or National Characteristics. Translated from the German by Sarah Powell.
Publisher: London. Ingram, Cooke, & Co. 1852:
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Seller ID: 59099
Keywords: Literature CHARLES SEALSFIELD, Cabin Book, National Characteristics, German, Sarah Powell, Texas Revolution,