First edition (as stated upon copyright page). xviii, 340 pages. Hardcover; H 28.5cm x L 22cm. Dust jacket mildly soiled mostly along flap folds, large lightly browned dampstain upon front panel and at top of spine with slight associated ripple, slight wear at head of rear flap fold; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Dark blue cloth boards with silver stamped spine lettering and aqua blue text box; the dampstaining evident upon dj is barely perceptible upon front board. Slender faint stain upon top edge. With illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece, 182 b/w photographs, Bibliography, and Index. Adapted from the author's Ph.D. dissertation, Fales' monograph remains the definitive reference regarding Joseph Richardson (1711-1784) as well as the work of his relations - Francis Richardson (1681-1729), Francis Richardson, Jr. (1705-1782), Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1752-1831), and Nathaniel Richardson (1754-1827). A very good+ copy in a good+ dust jacket. ISBN 0819540765. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Book by Fales, Martha Gandy
Title: JOSEPH RICHARDSON AND FAMILY; PHILADELPHIA ...
Publisher: Middletown, CT: published for The Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Wesleyan University Press, 1974.
Book Description Wesleyan, 1974. Book Condition: Fair. 1st. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP9649716
Book Description Wesleyan, 1974. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP15289800
Book Description Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, 1974. Hard Cover (x-library). Book Condition: Very Good (fault). Dust Jacket Condition: DJ Very Good. 1st Printing. 340pp. Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, taped to boards Bottom edge of front board shelf-worn. Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 01105597
Book Description Wesleyan, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. xviii, 340 pages illustrations 28 cm. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Wear to DJ. Small stain on edge. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Bookseller Inventory # 1602100042
Book Description Middletown, CT Wesleyan University Press, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition. 340 pages. Illustrated with black and white photos. Ultra minor edge wear to boards, else fine interior. Dust jacket has chipping and short, closed tears at top spine end and rear top edge. Some fading to DJ spine. (D1). Bookseller Inventory # 5540
Book Description Wesleyan. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0819540765 unmarked, light shelfwear-NICE. Bookseller Inventory # Z0819540765Z2
Book Description Wesleyan, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0819540765
Book Description Published for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Wesleyan University Press, Middleton, 1974. No Binding. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 339 Pp. Historical Study, Placing The Richardsons Within The Context Of Their Society. Near Fine Book With Touch Of Rubbing At Corners, In Slightly Used Dj, No Chipping, 1/2" Closed Tear Top Of Rear Panel And 1/8" Closed Tear At Bottom Of Spine. Bookseller Inventory # 028829
Book Description Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut, 1974. Hardcover. Navy cloth, cream pictorial DJ. xviii, 339 pp. 182 bw illus. From the DJ.Examining, evaluating and interpreting both the extant silver marked by the Richardsons and the recently discovered documents against the historical background ot the 18th century, Fales concentrates on the role of the early American craftsman in his society and the importance of his products to that society. VG/VG some minor wear to dj along all top edges and a few small tears at top spine edge of dj. Bookseller Inventory # 26588
Book Description 1974. Fales, Martha Gandy. JOSEPH RICHARDSON AND FAMILY, PHILADELPHIA SILVERSMITHS. Middletown: Wesleyan Univ. Press, (1974). 340p, 11" by 8 1/4", cloth, b/w illustrations, vg in vg dj. 1st edition. An examination, evaluation, and interpretation of the craft of silversmithing in early American society, focusing on Richardson works. Bibliography, index. Bookseller Inventory # 24504