Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 523

 
D. von Bülow - Der Freistaat von Nordamerika. 2 Bde. 1797


 
523
D. von Bülow
Der Freistaat von Nordamerika. 2 Bde. 1797
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 468
Sold:
€ 408 / $ 477

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Bülow, D. von, Der Freistaat von Nordamerika in seinem neuesten Zustand. 2 vols. Berlin, J. Fr. Unger 1797. Contemp. half calf. 8vo. 3 ll., 309 pp.; 285 pp., 1 blank leaf.

Sabin 9149. - Howes B 936. - First edition. - "One of the most important German works on the USA in the Nineties. His harsh criticism of America, presented from the perspective of a Jefferson supporter and based on own experience, was often misinterpreted as Antiamericanism by Bülow's contemporaries" (translation of quote from 'Kat. Göttingen 100'). "Violent denunciation of the republic by on of the earliest European visitors" (Howes). - Printed on strong wove paper. - Title ll. with stamp and old ownership entry, endpapers gluestained. Bindings rubbed. All in all fine copy.

523
D. von Bülow
Der Freistaat von Nordamerika. 2 Bde. 1797
Estimate:
€ 400 / $ 468
Sold:
€ 408 / $ 477

(incl. 20% surcharge)