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William Painter and His Father. Dr. Edward Painter Sketches and Reminiscences by  Orrin Chalfant (compiled by) Painter - Signed First Edition - 1914 - from Americana Books ABAA and

William Painter and His Father. Dr. Edward Painter Sketches and Reminiscences

by Painter, Orrin Chalfant (compiled by)

Condition: Very good

Baltimore: The Arundel Press. John S. Bridges & Co, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. 153 pages. Frontispiece engraved portrait of William Painter. Illustrated with numerous photographs and photograph portraits and illustrations. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title and decorations on the front cover. Thick floral decorative end sheets. Light rubs to cloth extremities. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the right front flyleaf, "To Mrs. William W. Janney, from her sincere friend Orrin C. Painter, Feb. 9, 1915." William Painter, a native of Maryland held 85 patents between 1858-1908. Contents include photographs of Baltimore, various localities where products were manufactured, pictures of the Omaha Indians (where Emilie Painter Jackson, who was married to William Jackson, stayed with the tribe for 3 years), and illustrations of inventions. Howes P 36.
  • Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13047
  • Title: William Painter and His Father. Dr. Edward Painter Sketches and Reminiscences
  • Author: Painter, Orrin Chalfant (compiled by)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Arundel Press. John S. Bridges & Co
  • Place: Baltimore
  • Date published: 1914
  • Keywords: Manufacturing, Native Americans, Baltimore


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