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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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The Country Dyer (With Author's Manuscript Additions In His Personal Copy)
Ellis, Asa, Junior
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Spine Label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the...
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A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...

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