The Port Folio, and Companion To The Select Circulating Library. Adam Waldie.
The Port Folio, and Companion To The Select Circulating Library

The Port Folio, and Companion To The Select Circulating Library

A Semi Monthly Publication, on the Basis of Chambers's Edinburgh Journal: Combining Essays, Original and Selected, On Science, Arts, and Literature; Biographical Illustrations; Instructive and Amusing Incidents, Tales, Music, Poetry, &c. Part I - January to June, 1835, Philadelphia: Printed and Published by Adam Waldie, 1835.

First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. [2], 208 pages, [1]. Brownish marbled paper covered boards with red leather spine and corners. Gilt title on the spine. Edge wear to boards.Leather rubbed on the corners and spots of rubbed leather. Marbled paper is shelf worn. Light to moderate toning and scattered foxing to pages. The bottom of the last 20 pages have small brown spots. Old ink name of Elizabeth J. (Judith) Gault (1816-1854), Williamsburg Va. on page i. Old ink and pencil notations on the rear blank end sheet and rear paste down. The Gault family operated the Eastern State Hospital, a mental health facility in Williamsburg. The Gault family archives are kept by William and Mary College. Good. Item #18927

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