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Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council of the City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City, At the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals
Book #: 014975

Author: Colden, Cadwallader D.
Publisher: Printed by Order of the Corporation of New York by W. A. Davis
Place: New York
Year: 1825
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Fair Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 10″ x 8 1/4″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 10″ x 8 1/4″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Full gilt-stamped leather over boards, marbled end papers and text block edges, pp. (v), [2], 408, [2], with all listed illustrations plus two additional, unlisted plates: the scarce Baker’s Benefit Society Engraving and a plate with three small, separate engravings: one for the Boat Builder’s Association, a second with an encircled top hat, and a third titled “Ball Badge Canal Celebratoin The Meeting of the Waters”. Covers heavily worn at extremities, tender hinges, both hinges cracked but still attached, scattered instances of staining, some short tears and additional, haphazard folds on some of the fold-out plates and maps. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 12 oz. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014975.