THIS ITEM IS LARGE/HEAVY AND MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING FOR INTERNATIONAL OR EXPEDITED DELIVERY; lightly used hardcover with dust jacket. dj mildly scuffed and rubbed, mild bumping and chipping to dj edges, 1" closed tear with crease at top front dj hinge, 1.5" tear at top front dj end, mild sun fading and wax droplets to dj spine, not price-clipped. binding remains solid, no marks to text, mild wax spots to front board otherwise covers are clean, page edges lightly scuffed and lightly dirty.; 10.80 X 8.70 X 2 inches; 672 pages. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: The Universal Self Instructor celebrated a rural America lit by oil lamps and welcomed, at the same time, an increasingly large urban population to a world suddenly larger than the farm. It issued the new city dwellers careful instructions about urbane behavior and outlined for them, with a preposterous naivete and a viewpoint still too wonder filled to be truly isolationist, the marvels of the universe. In facsimile edition, The Universal Self Instructor once again takes its place on bookshelves, still a source book but now one that unearths that extinct race of busy, hopeful men whose achievements, mistaken and otherwise, are our heritage. In her fine introduction, Annette K. Baxter examines the promises and perplexities of THE UNIVERSAL SELF INSTRUCTOR. A professor of history at Columbia University's Barnard College and Director of the American Studies Program there, Mrs. Baxter is a widely known critic and author who brings her special interest in the woman in America to her introduction to THE UNIVERSAL. Her name would define the times, and time was running out. Queen Victoria was sixty-four years old in 1883. That was the year that Karl Marx died in London, that Benito Mussolini was born in Predappio and the cigar rolling machine patented in New York. As the Orient Express steamed its way across Europe for the first time, Chester A. Arthur, President of thirty eight United States, opened the first telegraph line to Brazil with a message for Dom Pedro II, welcomed the Queen of Madagascar's diplomatic envoys and 603,022 foreign immigrants to the shores that would give forth that year 23,450,000 barrels of petroleum, more babies, and the Christian Temperance Union. The first woman would be appointed to the civil service, New Jersey would legalize labor unions, and Boston, North Platt, and Sunbury, Pennsylvania, would give birth, respectively, to vaudeville, W.F. Cody's Wild West Show, and the Edison Electric Illumination Corporation.
Título: The Universal self-instructor and manual of ...
Editorial: Winter House
Año de publicación: 1970
Condición del libro: Very Good-
Descripción Winter House, 1970. Estado de conservación: Good. 0th Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP13010059
Descripción Winter House, 1970. Estado de conservación: Fair. 0th Edition. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP87345880
Descripción Winter House, 1970. Estado de conservación: Good. 0th Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP78281560
Descripción Winter House. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Dust Cover Missing. Nº de ref. de la librería G0878060073I5N11
Descripción Winter House. Estado de conservación: Fair. Acceptable condition. Book Very Good. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería Q11E-wkfa0134
Descripción Winter House. Estado de conservación: Good. . Acceptable dust jacket. Bookplate inside. Nº de ref. de la librería SA10D-00501
Descripción Winter House, 1970. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fiine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. Firm hinges, no owner marks in book and no wear to the cover. Jacket has wear and several tears at edges. Large book so no priority or international orders please. reference (s). Nº de ref. de la librería 62343
Descripción Winter House, 1970. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Acceptable. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0878060073
Descripción Estado de conservación: Acceptable. Book Condition: Acceptable. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808780600785.0
Descripción Estado de conservación: Good. Book Condition: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808780600784.0