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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. History The United States of America. Illustrated. Leather set. Appleton's Cyclopaedia. Complete in 7 volumes

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. History The United States of America. Illustrated. Leather set. Appleton's Cyclopaedia. Complete in 7 volumes

by [ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [Fiske, John; Wilson, James Grant (Editors.)]

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New York: Appleton & Company, 1888. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Complete in 6 volumes, with an index in volume 6. Volume 7 contains additions from ABB - YOU. 7 volumes in all. Bound in calf leather. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Marbled edges and end papers. 10.25 inches tall. 15.5 inches of shelf space. Heavily illustrated with engraved plates, protected in tissue. Columned text. VERY GOOD condition. Some general external abrasion, shelf wear. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Internally very fresh and clean. No writing, just some general rubs/abrasion. This is an important piece of Americana and research set. Bound in gilded calf leather bindings. This is a gorgeous collection and displays beautifully. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.

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Merchants Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2094
Title
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. History The United States of America. Illustrated. Leather set. Appleton's Cyclopaedia. Complete in 7 volumes
Author
[ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [Fiske, John; Wilson, James Grant (Editors.)]
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Publisher
Appleton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1888
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Merchants Rare Books, established in 2003, buys and sells rare and antiquarian books, with an emphasis on first editions and fine antiquarian sets from the 17th - 19th centuries.

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