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LADIES' KEEPSAKE AND HOME LIBRARY Embellished With Numerous Engravings.

by Various Authors

Condition: Very Good


Burdick & Scovill, New York:, 1857. (Two volumes in one)pp. 0-208, (9-210). +Plus Frontis Portrait, 6 pages of music, 12 plates of engravings, and 4 hand colored floral plates. 16mo. 230mm. Original publisher's full blue textured cloth binding decorated in gilt. Spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and soiled with darkening and wear around the edges of the boards. Spine soiled darkened and rubbed with wear to head and base. Corners bumped. Contents mildly foxed. Hardbound. Front Hinge cracked. Very Good. An uncommon publication, illustrated with engravings. Ex-lib with withdrawn stamp from the Lebanon County historical society. Inscription on pastedown 'From Miss Mary - Caldwell.' NW51. Hardcover. Very Good.


  • Seller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 024BIND3
  • Title: LADIES' KEEPSAKE AND HOME LIBRARY Embellished With Numerous Engravings.
  • Author: Various Authors
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Burdick & Scovill, New York:
  • Date published: 1857
  • Keywords: PUBLISHERS BINDINGS GIFT BOOK CHRISTMAS LITERATURE FICTION ILLUSTRATED 1857
  • Bookseller catalogs: ILLUSTRATED; BINDINGS;


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