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Lot 1: ANTIQUE 1863 HC NYC Merchant History 1st Edition
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: ANTIQUE 1863 Hardcover Of Early New York City Commercial Development. "The Old Merchants Of New York City: Second Series" by Walter Barrett. HARDCOVER 1863 Carleton 1st edition, 1st printing; w/ Date: "MDCCCLXIII" (1863) on title page & "Entered according...year 1863" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st Edition 1st Printing hardcover copy. "The second series in a 5 book series each of which is a different short informal history of the merchants and their firms in New York City with a wealth of information on the life and times of the burgeoning merchant life of this eventful period. A treasure trove of both commercial & genealogical information that is impossible to find in any other source. Each volume includes index." This original hardcover edition is long out of print and difficult to find. Two previous owner's names/dates at top of 2nd blank end paper, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; dark green cloth with gilt blind stamped lettering & decorations. Light handling wear/light rubbing to edges & head/foot of spine, affecting nothing; but all lettering/decoration readable. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Plus Condition