Putnam, 1853, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
DAVID T. VALENTINE. History of the City of New York, New York: Putnam's, 1853. Octavo, first edition, pp. vi, 1, 7-404, blind-stamped brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated plates, some folding, maps, also folding, former owner's name on title page. Some of the folding elements are torn, and in two cases the former owner laid in better copies, so there are duplicates here. In spite of the tears, there is no loss of content. The author is the same municipal clerk who created the Valentine's manuals, which, like this book, are collected for their illustration. Condition of this book: Boards lightly stained with cloth splitting at joints. Occasional foxing but overall good. 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. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54471.