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Sketches of the LIfe of William Stuart, the First and Most Celebrated Counterfeiter of Connecticut by  William Stuart - First Edition - 1854 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 003866)

Sketches of the LIfe of William Stuart, the First and Most Celebrated Counterfeiter of Connecticut

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Sketches of the LIfe of William Stuart, the First and Most Celebrated Counterfeiter of Connecticut

by Stuart, William

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Bridgeport, Conn.: Printed and Published for the Author, 1854. 223pp. Plain boards. Cloth covering has been removed from boards, boards soiled and detached but present, spine missing, endoaoers are darkened, text is foxed but the text block is solid. An amazing biography of an incorrigible counterfeiter and cad.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Old Bookshelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003866
Title
Sketches of the LIfe of William Stuart, the First and Most Celebrated Counterfeiter of Connecticut
Author
Stuart, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Poor
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed and Published for the Author
Place of Publication
Bridgeport, Conn.
Date published
1854
Keywords
Crime
Bookseller catalogs
Biography;
Size
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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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....[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
First Edition
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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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