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UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an Acquaintance With the Arts, Customs, and Manners, of the Principal Modern Nations on the Globe, The. by  Charles A. (Augustus) 1790-1862 Goodrich - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBUNI115504)

UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an Acquaintance With the Arts, Customs, and Manners, of the Principal Modern Nations on the Globe, The.

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UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER: Designed to Introduce Readers at Home to an Acquaintance With the Arts, Customs, and Manners, of the Principal Modern Nations on the Globe, The.

by Goodrich, Charles A. (Augustus) 1790-1862

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New York: Luther James, 1838. Second edition. c.1836. Full calf, gilt decorated spine, marbled edges. Thick cr.8vo. pp. 504. About Very Good. Light rubbing and edgewear; internally near fine with several sections shaken (or slightly off score on fore-edge side). "Embracing a view of their person, character, employments, amusements, religion, dress, habitations, modes of warfare, food, arts, agriculture, literature &c. &c. Derived from the researches of recent travellers of acknowledged enterprise, intelligence and fidelity; and imbodying (sic) a great amount of entertaining and instructive information"...in short, a detailed early 19th century travel guide from New England Congregational minister (Yale) who popularized "a place for everything and everything in its place" in his piece, "Brother Jonathan's Wife's Advice to Her Daughter on her Marriage", 1841 ..

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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Point of Sale (by phone or fax), Checks, MO, drafts in US Funds. MA residents invoiced 6.25% Sales Tax. We cost (drop) ship world-wide via USPS, but will ship via other specified carriers and by your account number via pick-up service. We ship promptly in professional packaging. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages including book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Notify us of intent to return within 3 days of receipt in original packaging and matching post. On March 31 2018 (9-3) we will be at Flamingo Eventz Boxborough (MA) Paper Town with bindings and cards. Hope to see you there

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About OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Rare, scarce, out-of-print books, ephemera, pamphlets, and selected periodicals in over 90 subject areas. Full bindery services by appointment, phone conference or email (Rebacking, full bindings, boxes and slipcases, restoration); Appraisals for indivicuals and institutions. We also offer unique blank cards created from recycled book illustrations. We ship promptly in professional packaging and update our databases nightly. Mail order and internet sales only. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST, Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages incluing book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Doing business since 1994, SNEAB (formerly MARIAB) Member. Blank note card enclosed with every order.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]

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