Journal.

First Edition. hardcover. 2 vols. 8vo, original boards, paper labels, uncut; (both volumes lightly worn, otherwise very good). London: John Murray, 1835.

The famed English actress, Fanny Kemble, first visited the United States from 1832 to 1836. This journal is her impressions and travels from 1832 to before her marriage to Pierce Butler in 1834. From 1838 to 1839, she lived on her husband's Georgia plantation. The condition of his slaves reinforced her opposition to slavery and they later divorced. Clark III, 187. Howes B-1051.

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