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Shoemakers Best Selections Number 5 For Readings and Recitations

Shoemakers Best Selections Number 5 For Readings and Recitations

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Shoemakers Best Selections Number 5 For Readings and Recitations

by Shoemaker, J. W

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

Rare original poetry book with cloth covered boards, copyright 1880 by J. W. Shoemaker & Co. This edition published in 1906 by the Penn Publishing company, Philadelphia. From the estate of my great-great grandfather.
Includes many unique poems and recitations such as "To a skull", "Uncle Daniel's Introduction to a Mississippi Steamer", "The Leak in the Dyke", etc. More well-known poetry includes "Song of Birds", "Old Ironsides", and "Bannock Burn" by Robbie Burns. Light rubbing and bumps to outside spine edges. Back cover and interior cloth covered board has a stain at top. Original owner's name and address from 1908, but no other writing or marks. First 2 pages have a stain at top, but text of 192 pages of poetry and recitations is totally clean with light tanning of pages.

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Bookseller
Marianne Matthews US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
121
Title
Shoemakers Best Selections Number 5 For Readings and Recitations
Author
Shoemaker, J. W
Format/Binding
Good
Book Condition
Used - Good+
Jacket Condition
None
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1906
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Penn Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1880
Pages
192
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Vintage poems by Burns, Whittier, Longfellow, etc.
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Collectibles and Antiques; Literature; Fiction and Literature; Rare book;

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Marianne Matthews

Seller rating:
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

About Marianne Matthews

I am a retired RN and missionary who loves reading, collecting, and selling books as a hobby! I have a large collection of books obtained from several generations of my family and from Great Britain and Africa. Many are religious and devotional books from the late 1800's to the present day, but also selling children's books and more.

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Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...

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