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The Family Instructor, or Digest of General Knowledge; Comprising a Complete Circle of Useful and Entertaining Information, Designed for Family Reading; Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities, .

by Sears, Robert (Ed.)

Condition: Fair (Book Condition)


New York: Robert Sears, 1852. Book. Illus. by Illustrated with Numerous Engravings. Fair (Book Condition). Hardcover. Fading gilt lettering and decorative motif to covers and spine. Front and back covers and last signature detached but present. Fraying and wear to spine extremities. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Occasional foxing and dampstains not affecting text. In Poor condition. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].


  • Bookseller: Montreal Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 502592
  • Title: The Family Instructor, or Digest of General Knowledge; Comprising a Complete Circle of Useful and Entertaining Information, Designed for Family Reading; Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities, .
  • Author: Sears, Robert (Ed.)
  • Illustrator:Illustrated with Numerous Engravings
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair (Book Condition)
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Robert Sears
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1852
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sociology; American Studies & Americana;


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