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Nineteenth Century Encyclopedias and Reference Books

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Title and Author/Editor A Family Encyclopaedia, or an Explanation of Words and Things Connected With All the Arts and Sciences (George Crabb) , Home Culture, A Self-Instructor and Aid to Social Hours at Home (Thomas Hunter), Collier’s Cyclopedia of Social and Commercial Information (Nugent Robinson), Johnson’s Universal Cyclopedia Volume III (Charles Kendall Adams)
Genre Dictionaries and Encyclopedia, Reference
Binding Leather, Half leather with cloth boards, Cloth
Publisher C. S. Dunning, E. B. Treat, P. F. Collier, D. Appleton and Company
Period Early 19th Century, Late 19th Century
Place of Publication New York
Language English
Number of Books 4


- minor red rot with peeling and cracking, shaken but generally tight bindings, loose and detaching hinges, fraying and soiling to cloth, page toning and foxing, chips and tears, edge wear, bowing, and bumped and cocked spines.


2.0" W x 11.25" H x 8.25" D

- measurement of largest book.

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