Item #26332 The Journal of Madam Knight. Sarah Kemble Knight, George Parker Winship, intro.
The Journal of Madam Knight

The Journal of Madam Knight

Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1920. Very Good. Item #26332

Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1920. First Thus; 525 copies printed. Octavo (8.25" x 5.25"); xiv, 72pp. Folding map at front. Publisher's decorative floral cloth with blue spine and small paper title card. Boards a bit edgeworn with some toning and soiling along edges, rubbing at spine ends, and light outward bowing at fore-edge. Ownership bookplate of Laurance J. Harwood, II on front pastedown with later ownership stamp of Wilson H. Kimnach beneath. Map is clean, crisp, and intact. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Journal describing Knight's trip from Boston to New York City in 1704-1705, notable for providing an uncommon first-hand account of travel through colonial Connecticut. The journal was passed along in private hands until being published by Theodore Dwight in 1825.

Price: $45.00