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Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin by Joseph Sabin - Signed First Edition - 1892 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 1078)

Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin

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Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin

by Joseph Sabin

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Joseph Sabin, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. Three quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus first edition, small paper copy. One of 525 copies issued. These are the works published in Sabin's lifetime. Signed by Joseph Sabin with original signed receipt from Sabin. Mixed set: small paper copy and stiff wraps on vol 20, all bound into three quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt accents.Bound by The University of Chicago Press. Moderate wear to crown, foot, and corners on various volumes. Top edge gilt. One volume has bent pages from poor shipping practice (book edges pressed into one another). Marbled endpapers. On laid paper.Text is clean and bright. Vols. 1-19, "Edition, 525 copies, 8vo ... and 110 copies on large paper." Publication was suspended from 1892 to 1927, when it was resumed with the parts numbered continuously with the last issued in 1892 (Suspended with pt. CXV/CXVI (v. 20, pt. 1/2) 1892; ) This set shipped at actual cost.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1078
Title
Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin
Author
Joseph Sabin
Format/binding
Three quarter leather
Book condition
Used - Very good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Joseph Sabin
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1892
Keywords
bibliography, americana, boks about books, sabin,
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;

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