THE PAGEANT OF THE PACKETS; A BOOK OF AMERICAN STEAMBOATING.

Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw. Nancy Beatty Eskew (illustrator).

Published by New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., [October] 1929.
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COPY #5 INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR of a "special first edition of 500 copies . . . printed to celebrate the completion of the Ohio River Local and Dam System October, 1929" (all stated on limitation page with additional "First Printing" statement upon copyright page). xiv, 314 pages. Hardcover: H 22.25cm x L 14.75cm. Dust jacket rubbed and well soiled with nicks at edges, 4cm closed tear at front panel's top left, obtrusive and almost full vertical length swath of surface peeling to front panel's left side causing loss to colorful steamboat illustration and author's name lettering, moisture staining to rear panel; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Gray cloth, spine decorated with vibrant blue and gilt stamping, slender swaths of strong staining at bottoms of boards and lower spine. Dull gray top edge with several small dark stains; light toning to fore-edge and bottom edge. Limitation page (between ffep and half-title) features author's six-line ink inscription: "Inscribed for my old comrade, Peter, | with affectionate regards both for | him + for his charming friend, Cornelia - | Garnett Laidlaw Eskew | Chicago, Oct, 1929." Laid-in between pages 62-63 is publisher Henry Holt's edgeworn four page promotional pamphlet/order form for book. Light toning to endpapers. Interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding remains fairly crisp. A good+ copy in only a fair dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE PAGEANT OF THE PACKETS; A BOOK OF ...
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., [October] 1929.

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Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw. Nancy Beatty Eskew (illustrator).
Published by New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., [October] 1929. (1929)
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Book Description New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., [October] 1929., 1929. COPY #5 INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR of a "special first edition of 500 copies . . . printed to celebrate the completion of the Ohio River Local and Dam System October, 1929" (all stated on limitation page with additional "First Printing" statement upon copyright page). xiv, 314 pages. Hardcover: H 22.25cm x L 14.75cm. Dust jacket rubbed and well soiled with nicks at edges, 4cm closed tear at front panel's top left, obtrusive and almost full vertical length swath of surface peeling to front panel's left side causing loss to colorful steamboat illustration and author's name lettering, moisture staining to rear panel; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Gray cloth, spine decorated with vibrant blue and gilt stamping, slender swaths of strong staining at bottoms of boards and lower spine. Dull gray top edge with several small dark stains; light toning to fore-edge and bottom edge. Limitation page (between ffep and half-title) features author's six-line ink inscription: "Inscribed for my old comrade, Peter, | with affectionate regards both for | him + for his charming friend, Cornelia - | Garnett Laidlaw Eskew | Chicago, Oct, 1929." Laid-in between pages 62-63 is publisher Henry Holt's edgeworn four page promotional pamphlet/order form for book. Light toning to endpapers. Interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding remains fairly crisp. A good+ copy in only a fair dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-05460

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