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Description

Title:
Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Jas. Boss’ Patent Gold Watch Cases
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 010653

Author: Various / Unknown
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: B. L. Hood, Watchmaker & Jeweler
Place: Albany, NY
Year: 1881
Edition: VIII Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 24mo
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 24mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Illustrated tan paper wraps, 7 unnumbered pages of text, Illustrated Catalog, No. 8 containing 14 unnumbered pages of illustrations of the various watch cases manufactured by the company, engraving of the Hagstoz & Thorpe Watch Case Manufacturers factory by H. M. Snyder complete with horse-drawn trolley (the Norris St. to 6th Chestnut St. line of the 17th and 19th Pass. Rail Way). Covers are soiled and stained, some light creasing on back cover, bottom corner front lightly creased, stain from front cover extends through to illustrated title page and its verso, interior pages lightly toned. Illustrations of watch cases are very good and include watch cases with an engraved bird, engraved shell, engraved landscape, engraved star and more. Text include observations on the necessity for watches, advantages of the Jas Boss cases, facsimiles of the certificates issued with each watch case, and testimonials. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 0 oz. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010653.