Lot 502: The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:32

Lot 502: Author: Sparks, Jared; Title: The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller; Comprising Selections from His Journals and Correspondence; Place Published: Cambridge; Publisher: Hilliard and Brown; Date Published: 1829; Description: xi, 310 pp. (8vo) cloth-backed boards, slipcase. Second Edition.A posthumously published biography of the American adventurer, covering his education and travels, including Captain Cook's famous third voyage. Condition: Very slight wear to slipcase; back cover halfway detached, wear and tear to binding; some foxing, mainly to endpapers and front/back matter, a little age-toning of other pages; very good in a fair binding and near fine slipcase. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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