Domestic Manners of the Americans

By: TROLLOPE, Frances (author); SMALLEY, Donald (editor)

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Formerly property of the library. Stated First Borzoi Edition. From the dust jacket: 'This famous and vastly entertaining book is one of the wittiest and most caustic reports ever written on the United States'. Mrs. Trollope (mother of the noted English novelist Anthony Trollope) turned to writing after her Cincinnati department store failed. In so doing, she candidly describes the America she saw in the era of Andrew Jackson. --- Edited, and with a history of Mrs. Trollope's adventures in America by Donald Smalley. Includes 25 septia illustrations by Auguste Hervieu. --- In rose paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With plenty of library markings, rubberstampings, etc. Covers with wear to edges; textblock is firm. Front jacket flap is pasted to the front free endpaper.; Ex-Library; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; lxxxiii, 454, xix pages

Title: Domestic Manners of the Americans

Author Name: TROLLOPE, Frances (author); SMALLEY, Donald (editor)

Categories: >>American Society, Life in the US, >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Stock No.: 78600