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The American Parlor Letter Writer

Published by Charles T. Gill (John M. Wood), 1848
Used Condition: Fair/ Good - Hardcover
From Johnnycake Books ABAA, ILAB (Salisbury, CT, U.S.A.)

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Presumed first edition, 12mo, printed paper with engraved pictorial over boards. xx + 21-180, with engraved figure of male letter writer (same as cover) verso of fly across form title, with engraved vignettes throughout. Title page identifies John M Wood of Springfield (presumably Massachusetts) 1847 as publisher, so we might assume sheets went from Wood in Mass to Gill in NH who bound the book. Paper over spine perished but hand-strung binding holding firm. Internals about very good. Covers stained and soiled. Still, a charming, (very) unsophisticated copy. Bookseller Inventory # 010787

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Title: The American Parlor Letter Writer

Publisher: Charles T. Gill (John M. Wood)

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair/ Good -

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Johnnycake Books trades in rare and collectible books of most kinds, principally in fields of literature, illustrated, childrens, architecture/design, gardening and photography. We try to offer books that are a little unusual, offbeat and unexpected: most have a strong visual or design appeal. Our descriptions present our inventory as creatively and colorfully as possible, with occassional editorial commentary. We regard condition of our books as critical to our service: most are very good or better, in collectible condition. We are generally conservative in describing a book, even if that means it doesn't sound as good as it actually might be. We welcome your comments directly at or visit our website Best wishes in your book collecting. Dan Dwyer

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