Place and Imprint: Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1830.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 14874; Wright I, 1943; American Imprints 2696.
Condition: Cloth somewhat worn and faded; some light foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 23788
Physical Description12mo, original purple muslin spine, tan boards, printed paper label, untrimmed.
CommentsAn unusual novel based on Neal’s experiences in England, where he lived and worked as a writer between 1824 and 1827. Always a vocal partisan for American language and ways, the story relies heavily on dialogue and the contrasts between the two cultures. Contemporary ink signature of J. D. Harman on the title-page.