Peter Parley's Method of Telling About Geography to Children.

Peter Parley

Published by Huntington & Savage, 1843
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Illustrated paper-covered boards over red leather spine. Covers are creased, soiled, slightly chipped and/or worn. Spine is worn, corners bent and/or worn. text embellished with nine maps and seventy-five engravings. Text is moderately foxed, doesn't interfere with legibility. First few pp. have very small closed tears in the leading edge. Digital image available. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Peter Parley's Method of Telling About ...
Publisher: Huntington & Savage
Publication Date: 1843
Binding: Stiff Paper Wrap Ovr Leathr Sp
Book Condition: Good

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Parley, Peter
Published by Huntington and Savage, New York, NY (1844)
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Book Description Huntington and Savage, New York, NY, 1844. 1/4 Leather. Book Condition: FR/NO DUSTJACKET. Black & White Illustrations plus maps (illustrator). ........ 24mo., 120 pp., Binding and text soiled with some foxing, inside hinges cracked. Spine rubbed and frayed. Ownership and gift inscription on front end papers With nine maps and seventy-five engravings. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS301587

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Peter Parley
Published by F. J. Huntington and Co., New York (1839)
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Book Description F. J. Huntington and Co., New York, 1839. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Edition Stated. soft cover original in a library-style hard cover, blue buckram with gilt on spine. original wrapper missing - pages 57/58 and 71/72 also seem to be missing. yet all engravings appear to be present. title page states "nine maps and seventy-five engravings", however this copy has 95 engravings, including 11 maps and globes. 118pp., faint mottling or foxing throughout. some corners of pages could use a trim of excess paper. hard cover binding is old, but strong, unfrayed. the maps are fascinating, particularly that of north america. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 16360

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Parley, Peter
Published by Huntington and Savage. NY. 1844. (1844)
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Book Description Huntington and Savage. NY. 1844., 1844. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Book size about 4 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with some 120 pages. Bound in thin paper covered cardboard with a thin leather black spine. Front cover image of child seated on the world with decorative borders and lettering all in black (Repeated on the Title Page). Rear cover publisher ad for another geography book. Illustrated throughout in black/white with nine full page maps and seventy-five engravings. Frontis of Parley with a group of children. Copyright page shows original date of copyright as 1829. Some 44 Lessons in all with questions at the end of each lesson. In keeping with the era the teachings and history of Christianity are a part of the lessons. Front cover with an irregular area of chipping along the outer edge of about one inch by 1 3/4 inches (And taking the 'Y' in Geography); rear cover with a bit of chipping along the spine edge (Not taking any text); several pages with tiny dogears at top or bottom or both; light foxing. Complete and in far better condition than usually seen for a children's school book of this era. GOOD+ Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9638

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Parley (S.G. Goodrich), Peter
Published by F.J. Huntington and Co. New York 1839 (1839)
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Book Description F.J. Huntington and Co. New York 1839, 1839. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. PB 32mo FR/-- Illustrated. 120 pages. Stiff wraps are light green with black letters; cloth spine. Paper missing from front cover fore edge and inside corner and from rear cover, 1/3 of area; front cover hinge is weakened; rear cover is nearly separated; balance of text block is tight; few ink marks on ffep; rfep is missing; limited foxing on some text pages, o/w clean interior. Bookseller Inventory # 11237

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Peter Parley
Published by Huntington and Savage, New York (1843)
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Book Description Huntington and Savage, New York, 1843. wraps. Loose text / moderately foxed / faded ink writing to cover / signatures F.E.P. inside cover. 75 engravings and 9 maps. Fair-good / stiff paper wrapper / some signatures. Bookseller Inventory # KENSBOOK013356

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Peter Parley (S.G. Goodrich)
Published by Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. (1839)
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Book Description Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1839. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Good softcover. Paper covers backed with unprinted canvas. Both covers intact, complete, lightly foxed; front cover has light wear at fore edge; front free end paper is loose and laid in, balance of text block is tightly bound; front fly sheet has closed tear with old tape ghost; clean, supple leaves from title page to final text page; light foxing; all maps (9) and engravings (75) present; rear free end paper may be missing; rear fly sheet has closed tear and few notes. 24mo, 120 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14410

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PARLEY, Peter (pseudonym)
Published by Collins and Hannay, New York (1838)
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Book Description Collins and Hannay, New York, 1838. Square duodecimo, multiple engravings; original printed boards with old leather backstrip repair, a bit shaken, fair. Uncommon New York-printed children's text book with a section on New Holland and an engraving of the bread fruit. 'To this place the English government send thieves, and other bad people, from England. It is a vast distance from England, and being sent to Botany Bay is esteemed a very severe punishment.' Samuel Griswold Goodrich, the entrepreneurial figure behind the Peter Parley series, published over one hundred educational titles on geography, history and science.Not in Ferguson, but known from a copy in the Mitchell Library. Bookseller Inventory # 3702883

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