Sign In | Register
No image available

THE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

by Ripley, George and Dana, Charles A. , Ed

Condition: VG/NONE


Used $950.00

$3.50 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

Add to wishlist



Bookseller information

Black Hills Books and Treasures

Ask the seller a question

Biblio.com member since: 2004
Hot Springs,South Dakota


Book Description

New York: D. Appleton & Company. VG/NONE. 1873. Second Edition. Hardcover. Most volumes very good or better. Some minor scuffing or soiling to a couple of volumes. Minor spine fading to a few volumes. Overall this is a beautiful leather set of encyclopedias. ; 4to; Complete in 16 volumes plus index. Additionally, there are annuals for 1876 through 1890 complete plus an additional index for the years 1876-1887. Altogether there are 33 volumes in this set. Beautiful tan leather with gilt titles on black title bands. Very good source material on the Civil War and other events in the latter 19 Century. .

Book Details

  • Bookseller: Black Hills Books and Treasures US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 60445
  • Title: THE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge
  • Author: Ripley, George and Dana, Charles A. , Ed
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: VG/NONE
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1873
  • Keywords: Encyclopedia
  • Bookseller catalogs: Encyclopedias;
  • Subjects: REFERENCE / Encyclopedias;

Categories


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)


GLOSSARY

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Bands
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
Good
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]


Collecting Holographs

Collecting and identifying signed letters and holographic documents

Many authors and other famous literary figures wrote and signed letters by hand, and you can find a great collection of them in the Biblio rare book room. See our great collection of handwritten letters and holographic documents