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Gleanings from the Sea : Showing the Pleasures, Pains and Penalties of Life Afloat, with Contingencies Ashore by  Joseph F Smith - First Edition - 1887 - from Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Gleanings from the Sea : Showing the Pleasures, Pains and Penalties of Life Afloat, with Contingencies Ashore

by Smith, Joseph F

Condition: Near Fine


Andover, Mass: By the author, 1887. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. xi, 399 pages. 8vo. Salmon cloth with gilt and black embossed designs. All edges gilt. Previous owner name pencilled on second flyleaf. Engraved frontis of Smith, and enhanced with plates throughout. Minor wear at the extremities, a very nice copy. Cloth. This is a copy of the First Edition, not the facsimile done by Harding in 1987.


  • Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26176
  • Title: Gleanings from the Sea : Showing the Pleasures, Pains and Penalties of Life Afloat, with Contingencies Ashore
  • Author: Smith, Joseph F
  • Format/binding:Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: By the author
  • Place: Andover, Mass
  • Date published: 1887
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