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Title: The Golden Age of Patents: A Parody of Yankee Inventiveness
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 000761

Author: Peck, Wallace
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes & Brother.
Place: New York
Year: 1888
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good
Jacket Cond.: No Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Pictorial boards showing various humorous “inventions,” on front cover, and on the back “Please accept with the Compliments of the Q & C Company, Chicago. New York. / Convention Souvenir 1895.” Q & C evidently made such things as “cattle guards” and “servis tie plates,” among others; illustrated by seven little trademark people who grace the back cover. Brown cloth spine, 55 pages with many very funny illustrations. Covers are soiled, spine rubbed, corners and spine ends bumped. Inner hinge cracked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 7 oz. Category: Humour; Inventory No: 000761.