[Americana] Tocqueville, Alexis de
De la démocratie en Amérique
Paris: Librairie de Charles Gosselin, 1835. Volume two only. First edition. 8vo. (4), 459 pp. Rare original printed wrappers, lightly soiled, creasing and small closed tears to corners, chipping and creasing to fore-edge of both wrappers, spine panel starting to split, losses to same; untrimmed; several quires toned, scattered minor spotting, creasing to edges, scattered marginal annotations in pencil. Howes T-278; Sabin 96060.

First edition of the second volume of de Tocqueville's classic study of American society, in rare original wrappers.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Sold for $625 (buyer's premium included)