RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY : SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY WITH LIST OF PAPERS READ AT ITS STATED MEETINGS. Rhode Island Historical Society.
RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY : SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY WITH LIST OF PAPERS READ AT ITS STATED MEETINGS

RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY : SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY WITH LIST OF PAPERS READ AT ITS STATED MEETINGS

Providence, RI: Rhode Island Historical Society, 1890. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Original copy. Scarce. Reprinted from proceedings of the society. A brief glossing of the lectures given at meetings from 1835 to 1889 at the Society and a dated list of the papers read at these meetings. 37 pp. Red-orange boards with gilt lettering, simple engraved design of one vertical line down length of board and two diagonal lines across corners. A bit of a light spine lean. Light rubbing to boards, including extremities, with moderate rubbing to spinecaps, corners. Moderate rubbing to one inch along spine. Light spotting to front board and rear with a dozen or so faint spots or streaks, none bigger than half dime-sized, both boards, plus two nickel-sized spots and a half dime-sized spot where cloth is rubbed through to rear board. Several faint pen marks to front board, half-inch or smaller, and a 2 inch scratch. Boards very lightly cocked. Moderate age-browning to endpapers. Moderate soiling to title page, rear blank; light creasing and spotting to rear blank. Tight copy. VERY GOOD MINUS. Item #64732

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