MORRELL, BENJAMIN & ABBY JANE MORRELL.
Lot 4143
MORRELL, BENJAMIN & ABBY JANE MORRELL.
Sold for US$ 244 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
MORRELL, BENJAMIN & ABBY JANE MORRELL.
Two titles:
1. MORRELL, BENJAMIN. A Narrative of Four Voyages.... New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. [6], 492 pp. 8vo. Original full leather, spine titled in gilt. Hinges and joints cracked but holding, wanting half title and frontispiece, a few leaves torn but without loss to text, fair. First edition. Forbes 823. Provenance: Peru Indiana Library (stamps and labels).
2. MORRELL, ABBY JANE. Narrative of a Voyage.... New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. [4], 230, 9, [3] pp. 12mo. Original cloth, paper spine label, leaves untrimmed. Cloth cracked at joint but holding, boards faded, foxing, pencil notes to prelims, good. First edition. Forbes 862.

A complementary set of the husband and wife's travel narratives. Abby Jane Morrell's is one of a handful of interesting voyaging narratives written from a female perspective.
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