Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: or Notes from the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department

Holbrook, J.

Published by H. Cowperthwait and Co., 1855
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First edition. Light green cloth with an embossed diamond pattern. 432 pp. With a few black and white illustrations. A work documenting the history of the US post office, although primarily focusing on various robberies and other criminal activities the author witnessed while employed with the post office. FAIR condition. Ex-library with a small label on the spine, as well as a few circular embossments throughout. Moderate uneven fading, with minor to moderate soiling and darkening to the covers. Spine very faded. A few minor stains to the covers. Extremities scuffed and frayed, especially the corners. Binding slanted toward the fore edge. Previous owner's signature present. Heavy darkening to the endpapers. Text block weak but intact. Scattered staining and soiling throughout the interior. One gathering of pages jutting out a bit from the block. Sabin 32447. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: or Notes from...
Publisher: H. Cowperthwait and Co.
Publication Date: 1855
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fair

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Book Description H. Cowperthwait, Philadelphia, 1855. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair. First Edition. Fair copy. In brwon criscross pattern brwon cloth covers with postal seal in gilt on front cover and gilt mailbag and lettering on spine. Intact but very loose binding. Cracked front hinge and moderately cracked rear hinge. Previous woner's name front free endpaper whose lower half is missing. Unmarked text pages. Bumping of ends of spine. Corners are worn through. Pictures upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 003103

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Book Description Shepard, Clark & Co, Boston, 1856. Hardcover. Condition: Poor. Hardcover with brown cloth boards, 1856, octavo, 431pp., illustrated in b&w. Book poor with rear board almost detached, spine ends show loss of cloth, corners worn, a couple ink marks to front endpapers, text unmarked with some foxing. No DJ. Reading copy only. Seller Inventory # B30214

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Book Description J. C. Derby, New York, 1856. 432 pp. Engraved portraits. 8vo, publisher's cloth. Slightly cocked; cloth worn at edges. Seller Inventory # 65489

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Book Description H. Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good -. No Jacket. First Edition. Clean copy, no writing or markings in text. Solid and square, no loose pages. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine and front. The front and back have an embossed diamond design. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. Boards are edgeworn, the bottom two corners are worn through. Page edges age darkened. End papers and the first and last few pages are foxed, with some scattered foxing throughout. BX47. Seller Inventory # 008998

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from Ten Years Among the Mail Bags, 1855: Or Notes From the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department The author has endeavored to enforce these truths in the following pages, and he relies for the desired impres sion on the fact that they are not dry, abstract precepts which he presents, but portions of real life experiences the like of which may be the lot of any young man; temptations before which stronger men than he have fallen, and which he must ?ee from if he would success fully resist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781331593676

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Ten Years Among the Mail Bags, 1855: Or Notes From the Diary of a Special Agent of the Post-Office Department The author has endeavored to enforce these truths in the following pages, and he relies for the desired impres sion on the fact that they are not dry, abstract precepts which he presents, but portions of real life experiences the like of which may be the lot of any young man; temptations before which stronger men than he have fallen, and which he must ?ee from if he would success fully resist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781331593676

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Book Description H. Cowperthwait & Co, Philadelphia, 1855. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. First Edition. 12mo. 432pp. Illustrated. Green cloth with blind stamped designs and gilt stamped United States Post Office Department on front cover. Faded gilt stamped title on spine. Significantly worn green cloth with damp-stained lower edges. Front hinge is tender. Stains in the gutter of title page and blank end sheet. Damp-stained pages lower edges. Previous owner name in pencil right front end sheet. Fair condition. Seller Inventory # 3940

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