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A catalogue of the books belonging to the Library Company of Philadelphia : to which is prefixed, a short account of the institution, with the charter, laws, and regulations.

Library Company of Philadelphia.

Published by C. Sherman & Co., Printers, Philadelphia, 1835
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Ben Franklin and a few friends formed the Library Company as a subscription library in 1731 and it continues to this day, but now as a research library. Following the appearance of volume I of the printed catalogue in 1835, II appeared in 1844, and III in 1856, the latter completed the holding to 1856 with additions of books not included in volumes I and II. Provenance: Ex?social club library (i.e., German Society of Pennsylvania). Tall 8vo. 2 vols. in 1. xxxix, [1 (blank)], 1048 pp. Publisher's speckled sheep, 19th-century bookplates, call number on endpaper, rubber-stamp on half-title and title-page, no other markings. Front cover once detached and now reattached using the Japanese long fiber method. A good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 35634

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Title: A catalogue of the books belonging to the ...

Publisher: C. Sherman & Co., Printers, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1835

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