The Sights and Secrets of the National Capital: A Work Descriptive of Washington City in All Its Various Phases

Ellis, John B. (Dr.)

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New York : United States Publishing Co., 1869. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. A remarkable travel guide, issued in advance of Gen. Grant's inauguration as President. Also remarkable for its coverage. In addition to the expected, it has sections on Congressional lobbyists, the Whiskey Ring, Grant's pre-inaugural arrangements, gamblers, houses of ill fame. Illustrated with full and double-page woodcuts, including a scene of the Vice-President's office, and Downing's Restaurant in the House of Representatives. 512 pp., 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Sights and Secrets of the National ...
Publisher: United States Publishing
Publication Date: 1869
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description United States Publishing Company, New York, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. This is the original 1869 first edition, NOT a modern reprint. Green cloth binding shows light wear to the extremities. Spine title is gold-stamped with an American eagle also gold-stamped. The capitol building gold-stamped on the front cover. No distortion of the book from reading or improper shelving. Pages are tight and clean witrh no marks. No foxing spotting. All edges gilt. No name of previous owner. No odor. No sun fading. A quite nice copy and essential for the study of Gilded Age Washington. Seller Inventory # MP18-1354H

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Book Description Jones, Junkin & Co., Chicago, 1869. Hardcover. 512p. A dark green gilt cloth hardcover book in good condition. Cover and interior are dampstained. Edges rubbed and lightly bumped. Old signature on front free endpaper. Otherwise, the text is unmarked and the binding is tight. Describes the government buildings and other sites of note in Washington, D.C. Contains black and white plates. Seller Inventory # 147397

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Book Description United States Publishing Company, New York, 1869. 512 [2, ads] pp. Engraved illustrations. 8vo, publisher's green cloth. Ink signature on endsheet and title page; institutional stamp on title page and fore-edge; tear to the front free endpaper; a little inoffensive foxing; light use to cloth. Seller Inventory # 51174

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Book Description Jones, Junkin & Co., Chicago, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 512pp; full brown leather; scrapes to leather exterior. No library stamps; brown book tape on spine; broken inner front hinge. Textually unmarked; clean and tight textblock; several engravings. Previous owner's name written on endpapers: "Mark F. Pierce"; previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown: "Ames Pierce". Seller Inventory # ABE-1529939680743

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Book Description U.S. Pub'g. Co., New York, NY, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Engravings (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) U.S. Pub'g. Co., New York, NY, 1869. 1st Edition Fine-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=6"x9", 512pgs. Engravings. Bound in comtemporary brown cloth with gold stamped spine lettering, marbled page ends, pages browned, o.w. clean, tight & bright. No ink names, bookplates, etc. SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY138895I

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