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The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods by  J. T Headley - First Edition - 1849 - from Zephyrus Books, IOBA (SKU: AN0200002)

The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods

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The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods

by Headley, J. T

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  • hardcover
  • First
Good/No Dust Jacket
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New York: Baker and Scribner, 1849. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Green cloth cover worn but intact, some light fraying to spine ends, bumped edges and corners. Some old ink markings to blank endpages, including residue from a removed nameplate or sticker. All plates present, clean and intact, with Plate #2 (Lake Colden) mostly detached from sewn binding. Pages with some wear, light warping and age toning overall, but intact and clean otherwise. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 1003. Please see image. 288 pages. NOTE ON EDITIONS: Joel Tyler Headley published 4 editions of this work in the 19th century. The 1st (1849 - reprinted 1853 and 1861) and 2nd (1864) by Baker and Scribner, with 288 pages. The 3rd (1869) and 4th (1875 - reprinted 1882) editions were "New and Enlarged" with 18 additional chapters, published by one of the variously named successor Scribner companies. There have also of course been many modern reprints by other publishers. You can tell the edition and printing by the date on the bottom of the title page. This is the first printing of the first edition.


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The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods
Headley, J. T
Book condition
Used - Good
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No Dust Jacket
Baker and Scribner
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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New York & Adirondacks / Adirondacks & North Country;

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About Zephyrus Books, IOBA

Zephyrus Books is an online only bookstore. A specialty is regional books and maps of the Adirondacks and Northern New York. We stock a wide variety of books, maps and prints.


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