Published by Van Benthuysen Printing House, Albany, 1872
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large 8vo. contemporary half leather with leather covered boards, four raised bands on spine. xvii, (i), 652 pages. First edition of this index to the collections in the New York State Library, which contains short descriptions of over 86,000 titles, 23,400 of which are in the Law Library. All State, Legislative and Parliamentary documents are kept there. This index was proposed as a cost-saving measure because of the difficulty and expense of producing another general catalogue like the 1855 issue. A remarkable piece of catalogue work with over 600 subject categories organized under five major headings. A New York State Library bookplate is on the front pastedown. Corners bumped, front and back hinges cracked. contemporary half leather with leather covered boards, four raised bands on spine. Bookseller Inventory # 59418

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Publisher: Van Benthuysen Printing House, Albany

Publication Date: 1872

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: New York State Library

Edition: 1st Edition

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