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Eighty-eight volumes from the School District Library

Estimate: US$600 - US$900
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Title: Eighty-eight volumes from the School District Library Author: ** Place: New York Publisher: Harper & Brothers Date: Mostly 1830s-1840s Description: 88 volumes, including: Dana, Richard H. Two Years Before the Mast. 1847. * 2 editions of: Russell, Michael. Palestine, or the Holy Land. 1837 and 1839. * Davis, John Francis. The Chinese: A General Description of the Empire of China and Its Inhabitants. 2 volumes. 1839. * Chrichton, Andrew. The History of Arabia. Ancient and Modern. 2 volumes. 1839. * Plus many other titles. Each in brown cloth, gilt-lettered spines. Most measure 15x9.5 cm. (6x3¾") with 3 volumes slightly larger. Many with folding maps, engraved illustrated title pages, etc. Some volume sets are incomplete. Lot Amendments Condition: Mostly moderate edge wear including chipping at spine ends and corners; some staining within, nearly all with ink writing within, and/or bookplates, etc., foxing, yellowing, etc.; good. Item number: 217259

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 456: Fine Literature - Illustrated & Children's Books - Fine Books in All Fields
Date of the auction: 16 Jun 2011
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