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Historical Collections Of The State Of Pennsylvania; Containing A Copious Selection Of The Most Interesting Facts, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating To Its History And Antiquities, Both General And Local, With Topographical Descriptions

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Historical Collections Of The State Of Pennsylvania; Containing A Copious Selection Of The Most Interesting Facts, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating To Its History And Antiquities, Both General And Local, With Topographical Descriptions

by Day, Sherman

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
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Philadelphia: George W. Gorton, 1843. A very good copy with pages crisp and clean. Bound in original calf boards that are rubbed and professionally rebound with brown cloth spine with gilt titling. 708 pp., Illustrated with 165 wood engravings; the illustrations are full page engravings and delightful smaller ones showing scenes of the towns and countryside. A significant history of the State with county by county historical text narrative.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
044549
Title
Historical Collections Of The State Of Pennsylvania; Containing A Copious Selection Of The Most Interesting Facts, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating To Its History And Antiquities, Both General And Local, With Topographical Descriptions
Author
Day, Sherman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George W. Gorton
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1843
Keywords
USA America Topography Local History Philadelphia Pennsylvania Independence Wood Engravings
Bookseller catalogs
American History;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.

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crisp
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gilt
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spine
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