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Travels in America by Thomas Ashe - Signed First Edition - 1808 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 0004412)

Travels in America

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Travels in America

by Thomas Ashe

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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London: William Sawyer and Co, 1808. first American Edition.. Leather and Cloth Boards. Very Good. signed by the Author. Copyright date is 1808 First American Edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TWICE. Printed for William Sawyer and Co. by Edmund M. Blunt, 1808. First edition. Twelvemo.Later half morocco over marbled boards with five raised bands and red label at spine lettered in gilt. Paper label pasted to front pastedown. Mild edgewear and touches of rubbing to leather. Some toning and foxing to text. Contemporary notations in pen throughout with exposition filling up final blanks antagonistic to the text. Very good. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

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Details

Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0004412
Title
Travels in America
Author
Thomas Ashe
Format/binding
Leather and Cloth Boards
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
first American Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Sawyer and Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1808

Terms of Sale

mclinhavenbooks

14 day return guarantee, if an item arrives not described as stated. with full refund after receiving item back, return shipping not included. We will ship priority at our desecration within U.S. Priority only out in continental U.S.

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mclinhavenbooks

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Biblio.com member since: 2008
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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Marbled boards
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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]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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