An account of the proceedings at the dinner given by Mr. George Peabody to the Americans connected with the Great Exhibition, at the London Coffee House, Ludgate Hill, on the 27th October 1851.
London, William Pickering, 1851. 8vo. 114 pp. Blue gilt cloth. (spine repaired, new endpapers, some foxing, marginal water stain in last half; edges gilt) - ms.dedication by Henry Stevens to Frederik Muller, the Amsterdam antiquarian bookseller, dated May 18, 1852.
¶ Henry Stevens (1819-1886), from Vermont, went to London in 1845, where he was employed during most of his life as a collector of Americana for the British Museum, the Smithosian and other American libraries. He was well acquainted with Frederik Muller, and bought in the eighteensixties a collection on Dutch sea travel "en bloc" from him.
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