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Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council of the City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City at the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals

Caldwallader D. Colden

Published by W. A. Davis, New York, 1825
Condition: Poor Hardcover
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1825. Poor. Ex-library with the usual features. "Printed by order of the Corporation of New York." Unfortunately. seven of the map/picture pages are missing. The missing illustrations are: Map of the United States, colored; Map of the State of New York, colored; Panoramic View of the Fleet; Geological Section of the Canal; View of the Cahooes; Eagle Company Engine, No. 13; Lithographic Transfer from Copperplate. There is a plate inside front cover reading Compliments of Charles P. Birge. The library "withdrawn" stamp covers part of the plate. The apparent signature of Chas. P. Birge is on the title page. Pages are brittle, darkened, and spotted with age. Smudges on some pages. A few pages have small edge tears not affecting pictures or text. Pages and binding are tight. The cover is marbled paper covered boards with reinforced corners and spine. The cover is badly rubbed and edge worn. The book may have been rebound. At the back of the book are eight facsimiles of letters (folded) from John Adams, Jefferson, James Monroe, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Gen. Lafayette and others. This is a very interesting historical document and still in usable condition. Bookseller Inventory # 028021

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Title: Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a ...

Publisher: W. A. Davis, New York

Publication Date: 1825

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Poor

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Book Type: Ex-Library

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