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HARRIET MARTINEAU

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"IMMEDIATELY POPULAR AND VERY INFLUENTIAL"

MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of Political Economy. Boston, 1832-34. Seventeen volumes.

First and early American editions, published the same years as the English editions, of 17 volumes from Martineau's "immensely successful" series of novels illustrating social and political ideals, espousing the ideas of Adam Smith and Malthus, among others, in exceptional condition. $5200.

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"A FINE ACCOUNT OF AMERICA"

MARTINEAU, Harriet. Retrospect of Western Travel. London, 1838. Three volumes.

First edition of this classic of 19th-century American travel by the pioneering British journalist and writer, a more personal companion piece to her 1837 sociological study, Society in America. $1100.

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