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The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods by  J. T Headley - Hardcover - 4th - 1882 - from Zephyrus Books, IOBA (SKU: AN0600025)

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
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. 4th. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Brown cloth cover with scuffs and bumps. Spine titling legible but spind noticibly rubbed, mainy to center. Binding weakening but intact. Hinges cracked. Some writing and a sticker remnant to front endpages. Pages age toned but clean. All plates present, clean and intact. Foldable map at rear present but worn with tears to folds/creases (Adirondack Survey Sketch by Verplanck Colvin, 1879). Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 1003. Please see image. 461 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 second printing of the fourth edition, which includes an 1879 map at the rear.


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Zephyrus Books, IOBA US (US)
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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
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Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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New York & Adirondacks / Adirondacks & North Country;

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Zephyrus Books, IOBA

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Wilmington, New York
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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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