CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, WITH A GENERAL ...

CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, WITH A GENERAL INDEX OF AUTHORS; AND CONTAINING THE CONSTITUTION, RULES, AND REGULATION OF THE ASSOCIATION, ACCOMPANIED BY A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY

Published by Printed for the Company, Philadelphia, 1840
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large 12mo. original quarter leather with woven cloth covered boards. xxii, (ii), 13-182 pages. Per Singerman (American Library Book catalogues 1801-1875, p.181, no.2877) the sixth catalogue of the Mercantile Library Company (founded 1821, taken over by the Free Library of Phila. around 1960). A classified (per introduction, the first such) catalogue of the Library with 2,500+ entries (our rough estimate), and an author index. Leather at spine ends chipped away. Pencil and ink ownership inscriptions on free endpaper, dated 1850 and 1853 respectively. Occasional spotting. original quarter leather with woven cloth covered boards. Bookseller Inventory # 121923

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Title: CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE ...

Publisher: Printed for the Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Mercantile Library Company of Philadelphia

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