[FIRST EDITION] 1849 Grigg, Elliot and Co. Hardback, issued without dust jacket. Author listed as Luke Shortfield, (pseudonym for John B. Jones). Only two copies listed in Library data bases. A scarce and early Western US Business related title. Binding is half-leather and cloth, gilt titles on spine. A 2 x 2 1/2 inch piece missing from upper right ffep (excised signature?) possibly missing frontis (?), missing blank at rear, gutters starting, scattered light spotting, staining, etc., but overall good condition for this rare book. [Wright 1476; Sabin 80731]. Bookseller Inventory #
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Title: The Western Merchant (Notable American ...
Book Condition: Collectible; Good
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