London: Saunders, 1937.
3 volumes. Small 8vo, original drab boards with paper spine labels, uncut edges. London: Saunders and Otley, 1837. Second Edition. Spines rubbed and soiled with dampstain at foot of 3rd volume; private library plates at front, still a very good set.
...Harriet Martineau landed in New York on September 19, 1834. ... Society in America is a synthesis and an interpretation of Martineau's impressions organized in topical fashion with the subject matter divided into four major parts: politics, economy, civilization and religion. ... Miss Martineau spent six months in the South. ... An outspoken opponent of slavery, Martineau devotes much space to this question." Clark III, 205. Howes M-350.
Condition: Very Good