186 pages. Interesting facts of the time given in a question and answer format. The information ranges from military to scientific and linguistical. Black embossed paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. (previous owner's name penned on fr.fep) VG+(previous owner's name pen. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Inter Ocean Curiosity Shop For The Year ...
Publisher: Inter Ocean Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1886
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Inter Ocean Publishing, Chicago, IL, 1886. no illustrations (illustrator). 8vo., 186, vi pp. Reading copy-As Is-no TP, last 5 pages of index gome/No Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS15476
Book Description The Inter Ocean Publishing Company, Chicago, 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 186 pages. Some wear to the black covers, front hinge broken; pages yellowed; name inside; a couple chips and tears but mostly a good book. Miscellany. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 124466. Bookseller Inventory # 124466
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 152491118
Book Description Inter Ocean Publishing Company, Chicago, 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: G to G+. No Jacket. First Edition. 186 pp + xvi index, the book and contents are solid, the pages are clean, front endpapers have an owner book plate and several small ink spots, the covers are tight and have light scuffing and several dark spots ( from 1/4" to 3/4" long, a very usable book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010859
Book Description The Inter Ocean Publishing Company. Chicago. 1885-1886., 1885. Hardbound. First 1884. Second 1885.. Two volumes of the Inter Ocean annual, a publication produced by the Chicago newspaper of that name, with focus on miscellaneous oddities, answers to queries, political this and thats, geography with emphasis on the US, prominent and lesser-known persons, miscellaneous disasters, useless facts and, as the title affirms, curiosities. At rear: a thorough and most helpful index. Attractive embossed cloth covers 9 x 6 inches; 204 pp. plus xxiv Index (1884) and 186 pp plus xvi Index (1885). Typical queries: "When did the blue rat disappear, and the gray or common rat make its appearance?" "What is a blush, and why is it that some persons blush more easily and intensely than others?" Etc. Much attention given to states and territories; in point of fact, some very compelling and detailed reading--together with queries from out of left field. Very good, attractive and clean condition. A must-have for the pedant on your list. Bookseller Inventory # 50770