Lot 200: Diary Of Simeon Perkins Champlain Society Limited Ed HC
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: Vintage Champlain Society Limited Edition HC, limited to 1,400 copies. "The Diary Of Simeon Perkins 1804-1812" edited by Charles Fergusson. HARDCOVER 1978 The The Champlain Society Limited edition of 1,400 copies w/ "Fourteen Hundred Copies, of which this volumeâ¦This copy is no. 1041" on the page across from the title page. Exactly as shown in listing scans. Nice Collectible LIMITED EDITION 1st edition 1st printing hardcover copy. "This is the 5th volume of the diary of Simeon Perkins. It begins on January 1, 1804, and ends on April 13, 1812. Unfortunately, however, the original diary for March 5, 1806 to November 30, 1809, has been lost..." "Simeon Perkins the diarist, was the patriarch of Liverpool, Nova Scotia, during this period of his life. Although he reduced his responsibilities in some measure with advancing years, he was still active in business and prominent in public affairs until a short time before his death." Beautiful copy published by the Champlain Society in 1978. Limited to 1400 copies; this is copy #1041. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: TEG (Top Edge Gilt) with white residue spot; deckled edges in red binding; all lettering/decoration bright on book. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. 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: Very Good Condition