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The History of Printing in America with a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers to Which Is Prefixed a Concise View of the Discovery and Progress of the Art in Other Parts of the World in Two Volumes
Isaiah Thomas, Jun, Worcester, 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. Previous owner's book-plate laid in on front paste down of both volumes. Two-volume set, full leather with raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and ruling on spine, gilt decoration on edges of boards, marbled end papers, all edges marbled; Volume I, frontispiece portrait of Isaiah Thomas, (vi), 487 pages, one fold-out illustration, one full-page plate; Volume II, (iv) 576 pages, Index, one fold-out plate, one full-page plate. Both volumes rubbed along edges of boards, corners, spine ends, gilt decoration on edges of boards fading, Volume I spine label with volume number is missing, Volume I foxing throughout light to moderate, Volume II only occasional foxing. The bookplate in both volumes is that of noted Albanian Peter Cagger (1814-1868), attorney, businessman, and political figure. The Albany area's most prominent lawyer, he was also involved in politics, and with Dean Richmond and August Belmont controlled New York's Democratic party during the mid 1800s. After his death his wife and daughter donated Cagger Memorial Hospital, now called St. Peter's, in his memory. & Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Art & Design. Inventory No: 010262. . This is a SET of books and will require extra shipping charges .
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Last Found On: 2014-10-07           Check availability:      Biblio    


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