Title: TRUE STORIES FROM HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHT
Publisher: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston, MA
Publication Date: 1851
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: Second Impression
This FIRST EDITION is a SECOND IMPRESSION in GOOD condition. Book has 2nd Impression points, there is a comma after the word "way" in the preface on the third line from bottom and book has 335 pages. Green cloth with decorations blind-stamped on front and back board and bright gilt lettering and gilt decorations on spine. Book's spine tips and corners are bumped and worn with 1/4" chips missing from spine tips and edge wear around. Boards are lightly rubbed and worn with thin white marks on front board by bottom edge. Binding and insides are tight, bright, clean and unmarked except folios from pages 131-142 & 147 - 158 are loose at bottom but still bound near tops. Scattered foxing throughout and evident on original tissue over frontispiece illustration, with no foxing at endpapers and. Four inserted black & white engraved plates. Contains "Grandfather's Chair" and "Biographical Stories". TRUE STORIES FROM HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, copyright 1851, hardcover, 4.5" x 6.75", 335pp with four pages of adverts at end. Bookseller Inventory # 002750
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