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A GEOGRAPHICAL HAND BOOK: Or, A Description Of The Different Countries, With Their Several, Sub-Divisions Into Provinces, Cantons Or States; As Also A Concise Outline Of The Principal Cities, Towns And Villages.

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A GEOGRAPHICAL HAND BOOK: Or, A Description Of The Different Countries, With Their Several, Sub-Divisions Into Provinces, Cantons Or States; As Also A Concise Outline Of The Principal Cities, Towns And Villages.

by Harris, Alex

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Printed At The Daily Express Office, Lancaster, PA: ., 1862 pp. 427, (1) [Errata]. Manuscript ownership of H. K. Spurrier, Lancaster, PA on front paste down. 8vo. 210 mm. Original embossed cloth binding. Front board detached. Spine mostly perished. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'Of Each Giving Their Kind Of Manufactures, Population, And Notable Events Of History; With A Copious Index. Adapted As An Aid To The Student Of History.' First Edition. PAIMP 24. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
A GEOGRAPHICAL HAND BOOK: Or, A Description Of The Different Countries, With Their Several, Sub-Divisions Into Provinces, Cantons Or States; As Also A Concise Outline Of The Principal Cities, Towns And Villages.
Author
Harris, Alex
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed At The Daily Express Office, Lancaster, PA: .
Date published
1862
Keywords
PENNSYLVANIA IMPRINTS EARLY AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY UNITED STATES EUROPE SOUTH AMERICA WEST INDIES MEXICO ASIA AFRICA OCEANICA EDUCATION ALEX HARRIS GEOGRAPHICAL HAND BOOK FIRST EDITION LANCASTER IMPRINT 1862
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EDUCATION; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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About THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA

Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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