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A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF by  Washington IRVING - 1915 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 81959)

A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF

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A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF

by IRVING, Washington

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1915. IRVING, Washington. A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY ... BY DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER. Illustrated by Maxfield PARRISH. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1915. Second edition. xxxi + 299 pp. 4to., pale buckram with paper pastedown boards, front cover with Parrish illustration in sepia and gilt. Light soil and edgewear to spine, boards edgeworn, corners slightly bumped/paper chipped at lower corners. Ink gift inscription to owner on front flyleaf; slight offset pp. 26-7. Eight tipped in sepia tone illustrations by Parrish. "After all, gentle reader, cities of themselves, and in fact empires of themselves, are nothing without an historian.

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Boston Book Company US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
81959
Title
A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF
Author
IRVING, Washington
Book condition
Used
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Date Published
1915

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Tipped In
Tipped In is used to describe something which has been glued into a book. Tipped-in items can include photos, book plates,...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...
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