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Lot 59: ANTIQUE 1886 Hardcover History Of Electricity
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 1886 Illustrated Hardcover History of Electricity. "Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the Applications of Electricity in Modern Life." by R. Wormell. HARDCOVER 1886 Cassell & Company Ltd. (England) 1st ENGLISH edition, 1st printing w/ Date: "1886" on title page, "Errata page" bound in across from 1st text page, & no printings on copyright page. First Nice Collectible 1st English edition 1st printing hardcover copy. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). "A comprehensive detailed record of the development of Electricity in both the science behind it & the many useful invetions already introduced in the 10 years since Edison's breakthrough lighting device. Translated from the German of Dr Urbanitzky's original edition A classic of early electrical history" Profusely Illustrated with nearly 850 B&W engravings. Previous owner's name/address/date on 1st endpaper, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; Front/rear hinges repaired/scatted light spotting to outside edges of text block, affecting nothing. Expected handling/rubbing wear to edges & covers, but all lettering/decorations bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEM 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