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(Henry Carey Baird & Co.)
August 1, 1877. Catalogue of Practical and Scientific Books, published by Henry Carey Baird & Co., Industrial Publishers and Booksellers, 810 Walnut St. Philadelphia
Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1877 96 pages; with a useful index of subjects, from Abrasive Processes to Yarns and Worsteds, Alcoholic Liquors to Wrought Iron in Large Masses, literally hundreds of topics covered here; detailed booksellers catalogue, with exacting and occasionally exhaustive entries per book; giving contents, pagination, sizes of the volumes and pricing as well; with previous owner names on the front cover of John H. Shadinger and Wm. M. Davison and also with the name of Morrisania New York City on the title page; original tan printed paper wrap covers, with cover vignette of a group of scientific and industrial equipment; on back is an illustration of the medal awarded Henry Carey Baird & Co. at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition; some edge, tips wear and soiling to covers; contents in very good condition and interesting overview of the types of scientific and business technology literature available at the time.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good.
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