Morgan, George Hallenbrooke.
Title ANNALS, COMPRISING MEMOIRS, INCIDENTS AND STATISTICS OF HARRISBURG From The Period Of Its First Settlement.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher George A. Brooks [Harrisburg, PA]. 1858.
Seller ID 97-0068
1st edition & printing. ; , ii (Errata); 4-400, , pp. sm8vo. Rebound in 1/4 black cloth over black cloth with gilt-lettered spine. About 45% of the book is devoted to 'Harrisburg At Present' with liberal mention of many names, businesses, churches, institutions, & other organizations including those identified as 'Colored'. Rebinding includes both free endpapers; the original leaves begin with the blank leaf before the title page & end with the leaf containing the bookbinder's (recto) & the printer's (verso) advertisements. The printer was Theodore F. Scheffer & the binder George A. Brooks, both of Harrisburg. The cloth is worn to the boards along 1 1/2' of the right edge of the front cover starting in the upper right corner; gilt-lettering on the spine a little worn; the front blank page (probably the flyleaf) has a previous owner's name inscribed in ink (Henry Shoop with the date December, 12, 1858) & a presentation 'Mabel F. Wright/ Her Book - June 1926/ From Miss Agnes Felix'; scattered foxing throughout with most pages tanned; occasional very minimal spots of soil, pencil checks, & small notes.
Us Cities Towns Harrisburg Pennsylvania