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Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography

James G.Wilson & John Fiske,editors

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1887-1889., 1887
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Vol. 1 Aaron-Crandall (1887): xii + 768 pp., includes 11 "Portraits on Steel." Vol. 2 Crane-Grimshaw (1887): x + 768 pp., 10 portraits. Vol. 3 Grinnell-Lockwood (1887): x + 752, 10 portraits. Vol. 4 Lodge-Pickens (1888): x + 768 pp., 10 portraits. Vol. 5 Pickering-Sumter (1888): x + 752 pp. Vol. 6 Sunderland-Zurita, with supplement and analytical index (1889): X + 809 pp. Tall Octavos. Maroon cloth with heraldic shield designs in blind on covers, and gilt spine letterings. Condition: Very Good. Some minor wear to exteriors, with one mildly cracked hinge. Text, plates and illustrations clean and bright. Special international shipping charges will apply to this heavy multi-volume set. Hardbound. V Tan vellum cloth with paper labels on spine VG, with minimal wear but appropriate individual wear attributable tothe size of the books, corners are sharp books are generally tight, chipping and minor loss to some spine labels a very nice set overall. Bookseller Inventory # 14612

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Title: Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1887-1889.

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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