The Market Book, Containing a Historical Account of the Public Markets in the Cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn. With a Brief Description of Every Article of Human Food Sold Therein. The Introduction of Cattle in America, and Notices of Many Remarkable Specimens
by De Voe, Thomas F.
New York: Printed for the Author, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Contemporary half morocco and cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on upper board and spine; 8vo; pp. [i]-xiv, -621. Presentation copy, "From the Author" stamped in gilt on upper board (the recipient's name, stamped in gilt above, has been roughly rubbed away). Though the title-page indicates a two-volume work, library records suggest that only one was published. Spine a bit sunned; light scuffing along joints and edges of boards. Internally clean and unmarked. (Inventory #: WB14167)
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