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Image for Scenes of Wealth; or Views & Illustrations of Trades Manufactures Produce & Commerce for the Amusement and Instruction of Tarry at Home Travellers

Scenes of Wealth; or Views & Illustrations of Trades Manufactures Produce & Commerce for the Amusement and Instruction of Tarry at Home Travellers

By: Taylor, Isaac

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Oliver D. Cooke: 1826

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 035089

Condition: Fair


Hartford, Connecticut: Oliver D. Cooke, 1826. First American edition, 1826. Heavily worn but complete, printed hardcover with black cloth spine, 168 pages. Covers very heavily worn and chipped, spine covering nearly completely chipped away, text block not firm but with no loosened pages, two text pages mended with old clear paper tape, rear free endpaper torn, age-toning, foxing and dampstaining throughout, no names or other markings. Includes all 68 engravings, mainly three to a page, exhibiting common and archaic occupations, many with a sense of humor (see gunpowder). Indexed. Worn.. First ... View more info

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Self-Cultivation Recommended; or, Hints to a Youth Leaving School

By: Taylor, Isaac

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy: 1825

Seller ID: 027273

Condition: Fair


London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1825. Fifth edition. Worn reading copy. Marbled boards with calf spine, engraved frontis, 172 pages. Covers heavily worn with chips to the spine ends, text block sound but separated as a whole from the covers, old dampstains and wrinkling to first few pages, other pages generally very clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info