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Letters from Van Dieman's Land: written during four years imprisonment for political offences in Upper Canada... By Mrs B. Wait.

By: WAIT, Benjamin

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, A.W. Wilgus: 1843

Seller ID: 17523


First edition. Ferguson 3762. vi,[7]-356pp; frontis portrait and folding map. Original quarter leather and dun boards, worn and bumped, the lower joint rather fragile, spine lettering mostly worn away. Now in mylar jacket. 'Meadville Theological School' book plate on front paste-down, with other markings indicating ownership, small hole in ffep, perforated stamp of the school's library at foot of title-page, otherwise internally clean and crisp. ***Author's presentation copy. Inscribed in pencil at top of title-page: 'Dr. J. Dodge, From Mrs. Wait, Ithaca, Nov. 28 - 1844'. Wait, a US citizen, ... View more info