Solitude Considered 1793 Zimmerman early American leather book philosophyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Early American Books, Philosophy, Meditation, 18th century publications, Leather Books).
Solitude, Considered with Respect to its Influence Upon the Mind and the Heart, by M. Zimmerman. Trans. by J.B. Mercier.
Published 1793, Philadelphia by J. Cruikshank, W. Young, T. Dobson, M. Carey, H & P Price, B. Johnson, and P. Hall.
328 pages. First American Ed.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, title on contrasting red leather label. Early published work by the great Matthew Carey.
Binding well age worn and rubbed, joints cracked, spine ends chipped, covers loosened, held by binding cords. Contents sound and tight, light scattered age spotting and small soiling throughout. Final signature at rear displaying old damps staining across top.
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Book Measures c. 6 5/8" H x 4 1/4" W.