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BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS  DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7) by  Joseph Sabin - First Edition - 1868 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 15387)

BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7)

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BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7)

by Sabin, Joseph

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Joseph Sabin. Very Good. 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 525 copies. These handsomely bound volumes are one of 110 copies specially printed on large paper. Red leather, uniformly darkened spines. Covers have double & triple gilt ruled boarders with corner designs. Spine has raised bands. Panels are embellished with gilt floral & foliage designs. Top edges gilt. Dentelle. Marbled endpaper. Vol. #1: 1868, 566 pages. Hinge starting. End paper lightly foxed. #2: 1869, 574 pages. Some pages have a bottom corner damp stain. #3: 1870, 574 pages. Narrow damp stain on top margin. #4: 1871, 574 pages. Cracked hinge. #5: 1873, 575 pages. Front cover detached. #6: 1873, 573 pages. #7: 1875, 574 pages. Endpaper lightly foxed. Condition ranges from fair to . Books about Books; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
15387
Title
BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7)
Author
Sabin, Joseph
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Joseph Sabin
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1868
Keywords
Books About Books
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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
dentelle
Borders on the inner edge of a book with a lacy pattern, most often gilt.  Popular in France during the 18th century...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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