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The Country Dyer (With Author's Manuscript Additions In His Personal Copy)

The Country Dyer (With Author's Manuscript Additions In His Personal Copy)

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The Country Dyer (With Author's Manuscript Additions In His Personal Copy)

by Ellis, Asa, Junior

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Brookfield: E. Merriam`, 1798. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. Viii, [1], 10-139, [2] + About 100 Blank Pages Bound In At End, Of Which Have Manuscript Additions By The Author. Full Calf, Red Morocco Spine Label,5 Thin Gilt Bands On Spine. Original Text, With 100 Pages Bound In For The Author In His Personal Copy. The Book Is Not Signed By Ellis, But The Handwriting And In Particular The Elaborate Scrolling Decorations Compare Favorably With Asa Ellis's Ownership Signature In His Copy Of Jonathan Edwards' "The Salvation Of All Men, New Haven, 1790, At Harvard, Ac7.Ed969.790S, Hollis Number 005244896. The Additions Include Detailed Recipes For L. Brown, Black, Fancy Blue, Smoke Green, India Brown, Wine Colour, Ash Colour, Fawn Colour, Light Wellington Snuff, Indigo Or Blue Vat, Cotton And Linen Blue, Mauve (Woolen), Aquafortis (Woolen); The Last Page Has A Clipping About "Dr. Beebe's Remedy", A Short "Cure For Diphtheria, And A Formula For Restoring Grey. The Bottoms Of Pages 137-140 Were Torn Away, And Have Now Been Replaced With Facsimiles On Old Paper, Made From A High Resolution Scan Of The Harvard Copy.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Country Dyer (With Author's Manuscript Additions In His Personal Copy)
Author
Ellis, Asa, Junior
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
E. Merriam`
Place of Publication
Brookfield
Date Published
1798
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
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Rare And Unusual Books; Chemistry;

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