Image Not Available

Curious Antiquities: or, The Etymology Of Many Remarkable Old Sayings, Proverbs, and Singular Customs

Taylor, Joseph

Published by Samuel Wood & Sons, New York, 1820
Condition: Very Good
From Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABAA, ILAB) (Bordentown, NJ, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 12, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 95.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First American edition. 24mo. (3 1/2" x 5 1/2") in original paper covered boards over red leather spine lettered in gilt. Frontipiece engraving ; 108 pp. with index. A tight, very good example, even soling to the boards and some light creasing to the spine strip. Previous owner's signature top edge of the title page. Fascinating collection comined to ".convey to the reader the devivation of many old and curious sayings.as well as the origin of names given to most of the principal streets in London." This, the first American edition, differs and is smaller than the British edition, some material ".being quite uninteresting." being left out and ".a little has been added, such as the boxing match, duels, &c.". Bookseller Inventory # ZE17299

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Curious Antiquities: or, The Etymology Of ...

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1820

Binding: Leather_bound

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First American edition.

Store Description

Over 25,000 books in all areas. When in the cental New Jersey area, please visit our shop. Hours Wed.-Sun. 11-5. Easily accessible from New York City and Philadelphia, just off NJ Turnpike Exit 7. Visit historic Bordentown City, founded in 1682 and an important location during the American Revolution. (Visit www.downtownbordentown.com)

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover by phone or email; checks,
money orders (U.S. only; no international checks or money orders accepted). DUE TO THEIR BUSINESS PRACTICES, WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAY PAL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Books shipped world wide. Domestic U.S. shipping $3.99 for the first book, $1.50
each additional. Fellow booksellers may inquire about reciprocal discount policy
but MUST have a valid re-seller ID #. ***PLEASE NOTE WELL***On all uninsured
parcels, our ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express