12mo.  pages. 4 illustrations. Black leather binding with embossed decorations on covers and gilt decoration and title "The Gem Album" on front board. Gilt decorations and title on spine. Gem Album consists of pink, blue, yellow, light green and white colored paper with inscriptions written on 34 pages. Light rubs to leather on the board edges. Dates for the inscriptions range from 1862-1870. Presentation inscription on page one - "Presented to Maltida Jones as a reward of good conduct and as proof of having more head? marks than any other one in her spelling class, during the school term of 1861-2.- Chas. S Bangs." Most of the inscriptions written in the Album come from the town of Washington, Illinois. One page had 6 autographs including one from Wm. Kanagu? Co. B 4th Ill. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1862-1870 "Gem Album" of Maltida Jones, ...
Publication Date: 1870
Binding: Leather bound
Book Condition: Very good
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