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Samuel Griswold Goodrich aka Peter Parley
PARLEY'S CABINET LIBRARY, 34 volumes
Bradbury, Soden, & Co, Boston, 1845. First editions IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPS AND RARE THUS. All volumes are bound in their original paper wrappers. Books are in generally very good condition. Spines of some volumes are chipped but overall these are clean, whole copies with minimal wear. This set is truly rare in this condition. With 34 volumes as follows: MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF NATIONS (2v - moderate staining to first 50 pages of Vol. II); ENTERPRISE, INDUSTRY & ART OF MAN (2v); BOOK OF LITERATURE (2v); FAMOUS MEN OF MODERN TIMES (2v); LIGHT AND SHADOWS OF AMERICAN HISTORY (2v); CURIOSITIES OF HUMAN NATURE (2v- spine of Vol I is split and book is in two halves); ANECDOTES OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM (2v); A GLANCE AT THE SCIENCES (2v); WONDERS OF GEOLOGY (2v); THE WORLD AND ITS INHABITANTS (2v); HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS (2v); LIVES OF CELEBRATED AMERICAN INDIANS (2v); MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS (2v); GLANCE AT PHILOSOPHY (2v); LIVES OF BENEFACTORS (2v); LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF EUROPEAN HISTORY (2v). The complete set contains 40 volumes. This set is missing the final six volumes, consisting of two books each on The Romance of Comerce, A Home in the Sea, and Miscellanies. All volumes present are the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd., ABAA [Dayton, OH, U.S.A.]
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