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STRONG DRINK AND TOBACCO SMOKE:  THE STRUCTURE, GROWTH, AND USES OF MALT, HOPS, YEAST AND TOBACCO by  Henry P Prescott - Hardcover - 1870 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.com

STRONG DRINK AND TOBACCO SMOKE: THE STRUCTURE, GROWTH, AND USES OF MALT, HOPS, YEAST AND TOBACCO

by Prescott, Henry P

Condition: See description


New York: William Wood & Co., 1870. xii,71,[1]pp. plus 11 plates, 10 of them with facing descriptive text leaves, and 55,[1]pp. terminal catalogue. Large octavo. Brick red cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Engraved frontis. Spine extremities a bit frayed and rubbed, front inner hinge cracked with signs of old repair attempts, faint foxing to a few of the plates, otherwise internally very good and unopened. First edition, US issue, comprised of the 1869 Macmillan London sheets, binding and terminal catalogue equipped with a US cancel title. This issue appears to be uncommon, at least in terms of institutional holdings - OCLC locates only two copies under two entries: Penn & BYU. OCLC: 364852637 & 1048956842. ARENTS 1840.
  • Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WRCLIT82397
  • Title: STRONG DRINK AND TOBACCO SMOKE: THE STRUCTURE, GROWTH, AND USES OF MALT, HOPS, YEAST AND TOBACCO
  • Author: Prescott, Henry P
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Wood & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1870
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