The Diary of Philip Hone, 1828-1851.

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1927.

Ed. by Allan Nevins. Illus. Thick 8vo, publisher's half vellum, vellum and boards lightly soiled on both volumes, some edges of boards worn on both volumes, including edges of corners, head of spine of volume one with small tear. page margins uncut. New York: Dodd Mead, 1927.

"Hone's...immortality rests upon the secret diary which he kept from 1828 to 1851, and which furnishes the best extant picture of New York life in that period." DAB IX, p. 192. "Diary of a wealthy and influential citizen; (he writes on) politics, literature, art, industry, social life..." Matthews, p. 255. Howes H-620. One of 150 numbered copies. Internally, a tight bright set.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Language: English

Price: $400.00

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