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Rambles in the Mammoth Cave During the Year 1844

A Visiter

Published by Moston & Griswold, 1845
Used Condition: Ex-library - Good Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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Bound in newer, blue library buckram, with a gilt lettered spine. The only library markings are a faint blindstamp on the half-title page, and a faint stamp on the inner front cover from the deacquistions department. The covers and spine are very clean and are tightly bound with good, unworn edges. Pagination: New frontpaper, 2 original frontpapers, clean and still crisp fold-out map with a closed 5 inch tear in one blank side, half-title page (being page 1, title page, and prefaces numbered through page xii, with the main text numbered (9) through page 101. The pages are generally clean, and crisp, but there is some browning and foxing spots to the pages, being heavy in some places. The 6 illustrations have a little browning. The first frontpaper has a stamped date of Mar. 4, 1949 at the top (date of rebinding?). This page contains an inked inscription: "Mrs. Mary A. Thompson / Louisville Ky. / Sep 7 - 1849. (end of owner's inscription, followed by an 1853 inscription): / To / Mrs J. B. Brown / Portland Me / There is not a copy of the / guide to be had at any of the / Book Stores in Louisville. a / lady friend kindly presented / me this - the publishers informed / me they were negotiating with an artist / to take views of the chambers or / cells which have been discovered / since this was published, amounting (?) is said to several miles more - / the purpose of issuing a larger & / (m?)ore complete description / (other side of the page) of this wonderful work of / nature - with the compliments / of C. ?Mussey / Louisville April 10th 1853". This page has been tightly and closely rebound, with the loss of some letters in the left margin. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 14974

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Title: Rambles in the Mammoth Cave During the Year ...

Publisher: Moston & Griswold

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Library Buckram

Illustrator: Illustrated

Book Condition: Ex-library - Good

Edition: First Edition

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