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The Life of Thomas Eddy, Comprising an Extensive Correspondence

by Samuel L Knapp

Condition: Very Good


London: Edmund Fry & Son, 1836. early reprint ed. hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, brown leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, corners lightly rubbed, some foxing on interior pages, owner's gift dedication in pencil (Eddy relatives), life and letters of American merchant, philanthropist, politician, Thomas Eddy 1758-1827, 264 pages + ephemera
  • Bookseller: Stone Soup Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16356
  • Title: The Life of Thomas Eddy, Comprising an Extensive Correspondence
  • Author: Samuel L Knapp
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: early reprint ed
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Edmund Fry & Son
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1836

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