Solitude Considered with Respect to Its Influence on the Mind and the Heart. Written Originally in German, By M. Zimmerman...Translated from the French of J. B. Mercier. To Which is Prefixed the Life of Zimmerman.
Brooklyn New York: Alden Spooner, 1813. F. 296 pages; Zimmerman was "...Aulic Counsellor and Physician to his Britannic Majesty at Hanover..."; Alden Spooner (1783-1848) "...has the distinction of being a printer in two Long Island towns, Sag Harbor and Brooklyn. It was natural that he chose to be a printer as his father Judah Paddock Spooner, was the pioneer printer of Vermont and his uncle, Timothy Green, was a printer in New London, Connecticut..." Spooner also started Brooklyn's first daily newspaper (Doggett, Long Island Printing); cotemporary full brown calf leather binding, flat-backed spine with simple gilt rule and semi-circle decoration with red leather title label, gilt; previous owner signature on front endpaper and title page of J. H. Mead Galway; front endpaper with short edge-tear; some light foxing; very good condition. Item #11352