The Americans in Their Moral, Social, and Political Relations. Francis J. Grund.

The Americans in Their Moral, Social, and Political Relations.

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1837. F. In two volumes; viii + 365 + iv + 418 pages; Howes G-449; contents including information on American manners, "Fashionable Coteries", Dandies, Aristocracy, domestic traits, various immigrant groups delineated, American theatres, painting, Wit, education, morality, literature, industry, commerce, agriculture, settlement of the American West, "Removal of the Indians", relation of the rich to the poor, credit, capitalism, banking, wages & hours of labour, various industries: shipbuilding, fisheries, manufactures, navigation, travel, Southern planters, slavery, national defence of the U.S. army, navy, militia discussed; Political prospects, suffrage, world relations; Francis J. Grund (1798-1863) author, journalist, politician. (DAB); A Spottiswode printing, with their colophon; previous owner name on endpaper in pencil of E.B. Flagg in Vol. II; calf spines with black title labels, marbled paper covered boards, endpapers to match; spines perished; bindings still sewn soundly; title page of Vol. I half-loose; contents fairly fresh and clean; in good condition, good reading or reference copy, candidates for a rebinding. Item #17806

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