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Robert Fulton and the "Clermont" by  Alice Crary Sutcliffe - First Limited Edition - 1909 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

Robert Fulton and the "Clermont"

by Sutcliffe, Alice Crary

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


New York: The Century Co., 1909. 1909 Century Co. Special LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies printed September 1909 by the De Vinne Press, of which this copy is hand-numbered #18. NEAR FINE. Clean, bright copy with no markings at all. Frontispiece tissue-protector toned which has in turn toned the title page,Pages otherwise near fine.Top page edge gilt, front edge rough cut. Blue cloth hardcover with paper title label pasted on spine is clean and fresh. Light wear to corner tips and spine ends, paper label slightly toned. Binding firm, hinges intact, spine and boards straight. 30 Illustration plates (in 29 pages) including fold-out facsimile The Steam-Boat regulations for the public. 5-1/2 x 8"; xv + 367 text pages plus plates.. First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.


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