Item 139173. VALUABLE HISTORICAL, THEOLOGICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS, PUBLISHED BY LEARY & GETZ

VALUABLE HISTORICAL, THEOLOGICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS, PUBLISHED BY LEARY & GETZ

Philadelphia, Leary & Getz, 1854-1859. Hardcover. Item #41969

8vo; No date; Leary & Co. became Leary & Getz in 1854 and kept this name until 1859. 1st edition. Disbound from later binding, 12mo, [48] pages, 24 cm. Includes title page vignette of the bookshop at 138 N. 2nd St. “Published by Leary and Getz, No. 138 North Second Street, Philadelphia.” Booksellers’ catalog, generally devoting a full page to each title offered. Includes a full page add and description for “Knapp’s Female Biography: Containing Short Biographies of Distinguished Women in Different Nations and Ages;” “Cook and Confectioner. The Complete Cook. Plain and Practical Directions for Cooking and Housekeeping with Upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts [sic]...;” etc. Also includes some Christian titles which include content on post-biblical Jewish life and customs. SUBJECT(S): Publishers' catalogs -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. Publishers and publishing --Bibliography -- Catalogs. History --Theology -- English literature American literature Catalogues d'e´diteurs -- Pennsylvanie -- Philadelphie. Bibliographie -- Catalogues. Histoire -- The´ologie -- Catalogues de librairies. Booksellers' catalogs. OCLC: 945084768. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (UMichigan, Library Co of Phil., UVA, Amer Antiquarian Soc), none at any Ivy league institution. Original sewing removed so some pages coming loose, very light toning, occasional spotting, paper remains bright and strong, Very Good Condition Thus. (BIBLIOG-37-1).

Price: $250.00

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