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Creator:
Janson, Charles William, author.
Title(s):

The stranger in America : containing observations made during a long residence in that country, on the genius, manners and customs of the people of the United States : with biographical particulars of public characters : hints and facts relative to the arts, sciences, commerce, agriculture, manufactures, emigration, and the slave trade / by Charles William Janson, Esq. late of the state of Rhode Island, counsellor at law ; illustrated by engravings.

Published/Created:
London : Albion Press, printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row, London, 1807.
Physical Description:
xiii, [2], 16-22, 499, [7] pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E164 .J35 1807+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
E164 .J35 1807+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
E164 .J35 1807+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an added engraved title page.
Plates signed: Drawn under the direction of the author, and engraved by M. Merigot [or Marigot; i.e. J. Mérigot?].
Error in pagination: page 499 misprinted 49.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 648
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 649
Publisher's advertisements: [6] pages at end.
"Thomas Paine": page 446-451.
BEIN Za P166 +S807j: Slightly tinted ...
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy (Travel 648) with aquatints with a sepia wash. Bound in half calf and marbled boards
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is the Abbey copy (Travel 649) with colored aquatints. Bound in half calf.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards, with printed spine label. Aquatints with a sepia wash. Bookplate: Edwin Stanton Fickes.
Subject Terms:
Albion Press -- Publisher.
Fickes, Edwin Stanton -- Bookplate.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Slavery -- United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1807.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Maps.
Contributors:
Mérigot, J., engraver.
Cundee, J. (James), publisher.
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