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In Two Volumes. London: John Murray, 1835. First edition (NCBEL v.3, 530). Original green embossed cloth (a leafy pattern) and red leather labels, gilt, all edges uncut, vii, 313, a leaf of ads; iv, 287. The journal begins in August, 1832 as the actress boards a ship bound for America with her famous actor father, Charles Kemble, to do a series of performances. It ends with their passage into Canada in July, 1833 at Niagara Falls. Fanny Kemble married Pierce Butler in Philadelphia in June, 1834, and her father returns to England alone a few days later. Some wear, edges dust-soiled. A Very Good copy.
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