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THE NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH COMPANY ILLUSTRATED ALMANAC , 1871

Editorial: THE NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH COMPANYQ, CHICAGO, IL, 1871
Condición: GOOD CONDITION Encuadernación de tapa dura
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32 PAGES + (7 PAGES OF ADVERTISING). SOME CHIPPING OF THE SPINE AND EDGES. THE REAR COVER IS PARTIALLY DETACHED. COLOR ILLUSTRATED ENGRAVING OF THE NATIONAL WATCH COMPANY'S ELGIN WATCH FACTORY IS ON THE FRONT COVER. THE ENGRAVING IS BY BOND AND CHANDLER. THERE ARE ENGRAVINGS OF THE ELGIN WATCH MECHANISMS. THE BOOKLET IS PRINTED BY THE LAKESIDE PRESS, CHICAGO, IL. THIS IS NUMBER 1609 OF THE 1938 AMERICAN IMPRINTS INVENTORY OF CHICAGO ANTE FIRE IMPRIMNTS. ONLY ONE COPY IS LISTED IN THE WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY. THE HISTORY OF THE WATCH DATING FROM 1542 IS PRESENTED. THERE IS AN ESSAY ABOUT THE WORKERS IN THE ELGIN FACTORY. THE WORK FORCE IS 50% FEMALE HOWEVER WOMEN EARNED BETWEEN 6 AND 12 DOLLARS A WEEK WHILE MEN EARNED 3 DOLLARS PER DAY. NOTHING NEW IN THAT NEWS.THIS AMANAC DOES NOT CONTAIN AN ESSAY "MY WATCH' BY MARK TWAIN. Size: 5 5/8" X 8 7/8". N° de ref. de la librería 002639

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Título: THE NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH COMPANY ILLUSTRATED...

Editorial: THE NATIONAL ELGIN WATCH COMPANYQ, CHICAGO, IL

Año de publicación: 1871

Encuadernación: ILLUSTRATED PAPER WRAPPERS

Condición del libro: GOOD CONDITION

Condición de la sobrecubierta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: ALMANAC

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Aah! Rare Chicago specializes in collections of Chicago authors such as David Mamet, Ben Hecht, Vincent Starrett,James T. Farrell, Eugene Field, George Ade, Studs Terkel and many others along with collections of Chicago Publishers such as Stone and Kimball and Way and Willams. We have hundreds of books about Chicago dating back to the early 1800s including Crime, Prostitution, Banking, Mayors, Architecture, Newspapers, Sports, the 1968 Democratic convention riots including posters and the subsequent conspiracy trial, Prefire imprints and Business. Much of the material is very difficult to find material such as in early in magazines and other ephemera.

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