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American Engraved Powder Horns: A Study Based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert Collection by  Stephen V Grancsay - Signed First Edition - 1945 - from The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books and Biblio.com

American Engraved Powder Horns: A Study Based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert Collection

by Grancsay, Stephen V

Condition: Good +/No Dust Jacket


Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1945. * * INSCRIBED TO A C BONKEMEYER AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE * * Illustrated paper covered boards, 95 text pages, illustrated with 47 plates. Binding is worn at head and heel of spine with some loss of covering, lighter wear to tips of corners, tip of top corners bumped, spine and top margins faded, end papers moderately foxed, text is clean. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/No Dust Jacket.
  • Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 033156
  • Title: American Engraved Powder Horns: A Study Based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert Collection
  • Author: Grancsay, Stephen V
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good +
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: AUTOGRAPHED, ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, POWDER HORNS, COLLECTIBLE | STONERIDGE
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques & Collectibles;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / General; FICTION / General;


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