THE WORLD IN A POCKET BOOK, OR UNIVERSAL POPULAR STATISTICS . . . AN AMPLE POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, MANUFACTURING, HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND GENERAL SYNOPSIS OF THE UNITED STATES; WITH THE CENSUS OF 1840 . . . SIXTH EDITION.

Crump, W.H. [William Hanby Crump].

Published by Philadelphia - New York: George S. Appleton - D. Appleton & Co., 1850.
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THE WORLD IN A POCKET BOOK, OR UNIVERSAL POPULAR STATISTICS; EMBRACING THE COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, REVENUE, GOVERNMENT, MANUFACTURES, POPULATION, ARMY, NAVY, RELIGIONS, PRESS, GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, REMARKABLE FEATURES AND EVENTS, NAVIGATION, INVENTIONS, DISCOVERIES AND GENIUS OF EVERY NATION ON THE GLOBE. AN AMPLE POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, MANUFACTURING, HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND GENERAL SYNOPSIS OF THE UNITED STATES; WITH THE CENSUS OF 1840, AND TABLES OF STATE AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, INTEREST, USURY LAWS, &C. . . BY W.H. CRUMP. SIXTH EDITION. GREATLY ENLARGED AND IMPROVED; WITH A COPIOUS APPENDIX OF CHANGES AND EVENTS, DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. i-vi, 7-203 pages. Hardcover: H 15.5cm x L 10.5cm. Original muted dull green cloth; bright gilt stamped vignette and title lettering to both front board and spine; spine frayed at ends with small cloth loss affecting flaked gilt bars; light staining and rubbing to boards with light bumping and wear at corners. Toning to edges; toning/foxing to endpapers and several initial and rear leaves with occasional light foxing to interior pages; front free endpaper recto has black ink inscription "J.O. Banks | Phila. | January 1850 | written in Mobile Feby 27'/57" (ink inscription written over and partially obscuring a pencil inscription "J.O. Banks | Tuscaloosa | Ala.") followed by red ink inscription "W.C. Banks | May 13th, 91." Front flyleaf recto has blue ink inscription "Wylie Banks | Columbus | Miss. | May 11th, 1891." Binding is firm. Still an attractive very good antiquarian copy. Pictorial title leaf (engraving credited to "J. Watt") has Philadelphia 1849 imprint of George S. Appleton only whereas successive text title leaf has dual Philadelphia and New York 1850 imprint for George Appleton and D. Appleton & Co. Born in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, James Oliver Banks (1829-1904) graduated with a bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Alabama in 1847 and 1850 respectively later followed by a medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Banks entered Civil War military service as a captain in September 1861 in Columbus, Mississippi with Company A, 5th Battalion, Mississippi Confederate Infantry rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel in October 1862 with the 43rd Mississippi Infantry participating in action at the Battle of Corinth and Vicksburg with final service in Alabama and Georgia. Banks was first married to Martha Jane Coleman (1833-1868) of Greene County, Alabama with whom he had five children (of which two passed in infancy) and, following her death, married Lucy Watkins Young (1841-1933) on May 11, 1870 with whom he had five children (all surviving to adulthood). Lucy Young was the last of ten children of George Hampton Young who owned the architecturally renowned Waverly Plantation on the west bank of the Tombigbee River between Columbus and West Point, Mississippi. Wylie Coleman Banks (1876-1948) was the third child born to James and Lucy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Philadelphia - New York: George S. Appleton - D. Appleton & Co., 1850.

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Crump, W.H. [William Hanby Crump].
Published by Philadelphia - New York: George S. Appleton - D. Appleton & Co., 1850. (1850)
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Book Description Philadelphia - New York: George S. Appleton - D. Appleton & Co., 1850., 1850. THE WORLD IN A POCKET BOOK, OR UNIVERSAL POPULAR STATISTICS; EMBRACING THE COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, REVENUE, GOVERNMENT, MANUFACTURES, POPULATION, ARMY, NAVY, RELIGIONS, PRESS, GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, REMARKABLE FEATURES AND EVENTS, NAVIGATION, INVENTIONS, DISCOVERIES AND GENIUS OF EVERY NATION ON THE GLOBE. AN AMPLE POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL, AGRICULTURAL, MANUFACTURING, HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND GENERAL SYNOPSIS OF THE UNITED STATES; WITH THE CENSUS OF 1840, AND TABLES OF STATE AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, INTEREST, USURY LAWS, &C. . . BY W.H. CRUMP. SIXTH EDITION. GREATLY ENLARGED AND IMPROVED; WITH A COPIOUS APPENDIX OF CHANGES AND EVENTS, DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. i-vi, 7-203 pages. Hardcover: H 15.5cm x L 10.5cm. Original muted dull green cloth; bright gilt stamped vignette and title lettering to both front board and spine; spine frayed at ends with small cloth loss affecting flaked gilt bars; light staining and rubbing to boards with light bumping and wear at corners. Toning to edges; toning/foxing to endpapers and several initial and rear leaves with occasional light foxing to interior pages; front free endpaper recto has black ink inscription "J.O. Banks | Phila. | January 1850 | written in Mobile Feby 27'/57" (ink inscription written over and partially obscuring a pencil inscription "J.O. Banks | Tuscaloosa | Ala.") followed by red ink inscription "W.C. Banks | May 13th, 91." Front flyleaf recto has blue ink inscription "Wylie Banks | Columbus | Miss. | May 11th, 1891." Binding is firm. Still an attractive very good antiquarian copy. Pictorial title leaf (engraving credited to "J. Watt") has Philadelphia 1849 imprint of George S. Appleton only whereas successive text title leaf has dual Philadelphia and New York 1850 imprint for George Appleton and D. Appleton & Co. Born in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, James Oliver Banks (1829-1904) graduated with a bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Alabama in 1847 and 1850 respectively later followed by a medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Banks entered Civil War military service as a captain in September 1861 in Columbus, Mississippi with Company A, 5th Battalion, Mississippi Confederate Infantry rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel in October 1862 with the 43rd Mississippi Infantry participating in action at the Battle of Corinth and Vicksburg with final service in Alabama and Georgia. Banks was first married to Martha Jane Coleman (1833-1868) of Greene County, Alabama with whom he had five children (of which two passed in infancy) and, following her death, married Lucy Watkins Young (1841-1933) on May 11, 1870 with whom he had five children (all surviving to adulthood). Lucy Young was the last of ten children of George Hampton Young who owned the architecturally renowned Waverly Plantation on the west bank of the Tombigbee River between Columbus and West Point, Mississippi. Wylie Coleman Banks (1876-1948) was the third child born to James and Lucy. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-08049

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