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Description

Title:
Random Notes on Colonial Furniture: A Paper Read Before the Connecticut Historical Society in 1922 and Now Revised
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 005080

Author: Erving, Henry Wood
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Privately Printed
Place: Hartford, Conn.
Year: 1931
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good+
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: Signed by Author

Description / Comments:
Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Inscribed & signed by the author to Alice Van Leer Carrich, prolific writer about collecting (“Collector’s Luck;” “History of American Silhouettes”), dated April 1932. Brown cloth spine, brown paper over boards, paper spine label, brown marbled end papers, 200 copies privately printed for the author on Glaslan Paper, 60 pages, frontis and 14 b & w captioned photographic plates, errata sheet laid in. If you consider the original paper Mr. Erving delivered to the historical society as the first edition, this would be the second edition. Bottom corners lightly bumped, some minor wear along bottom edges of boards as well as at spine ends, spine label lightly chipped, a thin line at top of front boards which could be either an imperfection in the paper or a damp stain (no evidence internally of any damp stain); small smudge at bottom edge of page on which inscription is written. In a clear acetate jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 15 oz. Category: Art & Design; Furniture; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 005080.