SILLIMAN, BENJAMIN. 1779-1864. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages over the Atlantic in the Years 1805 and 1806. New York: Ezra Sargeant, 1810.<BR />
Lot 6288
SILLIMAN, BENJAMIN. 1779-1864. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages over the Atlantic in the Years 1805 and 1806. New York: Ezra Sargeant, 1810.
US$ 400 - 600
£240 - 360
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SILLIMAN, BENJAMIN. 1779-1864.
A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages over the Atlantic in the Years 1805 and 1806. New York: Ezra Sargeant, 1810.
2 volumes. 8vo (207 x 123 mm). 347; 372 pp. Period tree sheep, red morocco lettering- and numbering-pieces. Moderate browning and some foxing, light rubbing to extremities.
Provenance: P. Houstoun (ownership signature to titles, partially erased from vol 1).

FIRST EDITION. Silliman was engaged by Yale University on a trip to Europe with the purpose of procuring books for their library as well as "philosophical and chemical apparatus."
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