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PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN, General United States Army in Two Volumes, The. by  Philip Henry 1831-88 Sheridan - First Edition - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBPER113075)

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN, General United States Army in Two Volumes, The.

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PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN, General United States Army in Two Volumes, The.

by Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-88

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Charles L. Webster (Jenkins & McCowan), 1888. Illustrated by Frontis (2), plates (15) and maps (27) some fold-out, (collated). First edition. 2 volumes. Original period brown calf over burgundy pebble leather, gilt topboard emblem rebound in J. Hewit acid free black calf with five raised bands on blue marbled boards and endpapers. Original gilt topboard design of Sheridan waving hat on horseback cut in two and placed on spines of each volume to denote volume, leather spine titles printed gilt. 8vo. pp. 486. Index. Very Good. Internally very good with several archival paper repairs, minor chipping, toning and some old edge dampstain. Marbled edges have faded to a consistent brown 'speckled' edge. Unusual one-of-a-kind binding. [We restore and rebind books and sets]..

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Bookseller
OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
OWBPER113075
Title
PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF P. H. SHERIDAN, General United States Army in Two Volumes, The.
Author
Sheridan, Philip Henry 1831-88
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Charles L. Webster (Jenkins & McCowan), 1888.
Keywords
American History, Union General Biography
Bookseller catalogs
Biography/Autobiography;
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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Point of Sale (by phone or fax), Checks, MO, drafts in US Funds. MA residents invoiced 6.25% Sales Tax. We cost (drop) ship world-wide via USPS, but will ship via other specified carriers and by your account number via pick-up service. We ship promptly in professional packaging. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages including book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Notify us of intent to return within 3 days of receipt in original packaging and matching post. On March 31 2018 (9-3) we will be at Flamingo Eventz Boxborough (MA) Paper Town with bindings and cards. Hope to see you there

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About OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Rare, scarce, out-of-print books, ephemera, pamphlets, and selected periodicals in over 90 subject areas. Full bindery services by appointment, phone conference or email (Rebacking, full bindings, boxes and slipcases, restoration); Appraisals for indivicuals and institutions. We also offer unique blank cards created from recycled book illustrations. We ship promptly in professional packaging and update our databases nightly. Mail order and internet sales only. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST, Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages incluing book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Doing business since 1994, SNEAB (formerly MARIAB) Member. Blank note card enclosed with every order.

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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...[more]
raised band(s)
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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
First Edition
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
Marbled boards
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spine
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chipping
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