Library of the Best American Literature [SALESMAN'S DUMMY] The Lives of Our Noted Literary Men... Library of the Best American Literature [SALESMAN'S DUMMY] The Lives of Our Noted Literary Men... Library of the Best American Literature [SALESMAN'S DUMMY] The Lives of Our Noted Literary Men...

Library of the Best American Literature [SALESMAN'S DUMMY] The Lives of Our Noted Literary Men and Women in Story Form

Editorial: Monarch Book Company, Chicago And Philadelphia, 1897
Condición: Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: DogStar Books (Lancaster, PA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Large 8vo in a compound "sample" binding of decorative pictorial cloth front and title lettered leather rear boards, with folding flaps of respective binding types showcasing the prospective spine designs. A salesman's "dummy" or canvassing copy, with which a travelling salesman would visit homes pursuing subscribers to purchase the book when published. Perhaps 85 - 100 pages of the over 600 page book are included in this sample, including a chromolithograph frontis featuring portraits of Bryant, Lowell, Longfellow, Emerson, Irving, et. al. Some photographic inmages included. Ruled subscription sheet at rear has no names recorded, and presumably the books did quiote poorly - with no copies found in public collections searched by Worldcat. Cover board bright with light rub through at corners. Leather of rear board rubbed through at tips and at some short lengths of the board edges. Rear spine edge separating where cloth meets leather. Internals well bound. An uncommon Salesman's Sample. G++. N° de ref. de la librería 19760

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Título: Library of the Best American Literature [...

Editorial: Monarch Book Company, Chicago And Philadelphia

Año de publicación: 1897

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good+

Edición: First Edition

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We are an open-shop bookstore situated in a pedestrian friendly, residential neighborhood in historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We have strong selections of titles in scholarly, literary and art related fields. We also stock a diverse range of rare, antiquarian and collectible titles.

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