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Sketches of Public Characters Drawn from the Living and the Dead With Notices of Other Matters By Ignatius Loyola Robertson, L L D [pseud]
New York: E. Bliss, 1830, 1830. First edition. Sabin 38084; American Imprints 2139. Head and foot of the spine slightly chipped; hinges just starting, but firm; some foxing; very good copy.. 12mo, original brown quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt lettering, untrimmed. An assortment of entertaining epistolary essays on American characters, political and literary, with observations about the city of Washington, the Capitol building, Library of Congress, the literature of Washington, New York poets, American painters, etc., by Samuel Lorenzo Knapp (1783-1838), one of the more colorful literary figures of his era. See the DAB.
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