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Gleanings for the Curious Harvest Fields of Literature

C. C. Bombaugh

Published by A. O. Worthington & Co., Hartford, Connecicut, 1875
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Lavender Path Antiques & Books (Harwinton, CT, U.S.A.)

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Beautifull decorated hardcover, covers completely covered in gilt design of spray of flowers with ivy borders and tassles. Gilt lettering. Spine also completely decorated in gilt with flowers, ferns and lettering. Gold page edges all around. Covers have wear on edges and bumped corners. Crack in cover covering at hinge where it joins the spine about 2 inches up from bottom of spine. Embossed border design on back cover as well as a embossed emblem for "possum et sursum" Beautifully designed pretittle page with engraving of flowers and bordered by gold. Quote in the illustration is " I have here only made nosegay of culled flowers and have brought nothing of my own but the string that ties them" From the Harvest-Fields of Literature. A melange of excerpta, collated by C. C. Bombaugh. with stell-plate portrait. Author's unabridged edition ( first series). Published by subscription only. 1875. All pages have red borders framing them. Inside pages are fine. Covers good + condition. A very attractive edition.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004783

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Title: Gleanings for the Curious Harvest Fields of ...

Publisher: A. O. Worthington & Co., Hartford, Connecicut

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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We are located in an old schoolhouse built in 1783, in the quaint village of Harwinton, Ct. Browse our bookshop with over 15,000 tittles. Mostly hardcover, many 1st editions. Ask about book search services. Our adjoining antique shop specializes in vintage jewelry, accessories, china, silver and glass. Over 300 vintage hats on display. We have everything you need for the "Ultimate Teaparty" from 100's of cookbooks to teapots and cups, and vintage hats and gloves to wear. We have been at this location for 16 years. We are open by chance or appointment during the week,(call 860-689-8081 for hours) 11am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Mondays.

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