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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Part II: Report of the United States National Museum Showing its progress and Condition; Year Ending June 30, 1886; Report of the National Museum.

by G. Brown Goode, et al

Condition: Very Good


Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1889 [1886]. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Ex-library copy with maring to the spine and endpapers. Octavo, 9" tall. xvi + 842 pages + plates. A very good minus, clean, hardcover with a moderate shelf wear, rubbing corners; slight fraying; interior clean with moderate yellowing, hinges and binding solid.
  • Bookseller: Avenue Victor Hugo Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44176
  • Title: ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Part II: Report of the United States National Museum Showing its progress and Condition; Year Ending June 30, 1886; Report of the National Museum.
  • Author: G. Brown Goode, et al
  • Format/binding:Hardcover--cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington D.C.
  • Date published: 1889 [1886]
  • Bookseller catalogs: History, American;

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