Frederick Law Olmsted Antebellum South 1856 Slavery Black Americana bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Travel, Antebellum South, Slave States).
A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, With Remarks on Their Economy, by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Published 1856, New York by Dix & Edwards.
723 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Book is well shaken, some signatures loosened, spine cloth damaged as seen, book is complete.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.