With time on our hands during the Coronavirus lockdown, we are reviewing the prices of some of our older stock and adjusting prices of books to ensure that they are the most attractive offering in the marketplace, as it is a reality of the antiquarian market for books that less expensive and mid-level material the trend has been inexorably downward, to the chagrin of booksellers and to the benefit of collectors.  Consequently, we have slashed prices anywhere between 20 percent and 60 percent of these books we have had listed for five years or more.  So we hope that anyone visiting the site might find something that might have become overpriced but now legitimately qualifies as a bargain.



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Author Name    Eminent Literary Men

Title   One Hundred Years' Progress of the United States, Giving, in a Historical Form, the Vast Improvements Made in Agriculture, Cultivation of Cotton and Sugar, Commerce, Travel and Transportation, Steam Engine, Manufacture of Cotton, Woolen, Silk Paper, fire-

Binding   Cloth Bound

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   Hartford, CT L. Stebbins 1874

Seller ID   000179

4to. 546 pp., 280 engravings, including 2 color chromolithographs. VG. Slight fading to gilt decoration on cover, but still quite bright. Slight unraveling of cloth at upper spine tip area. Pages toned, but clean. Work discusses and illustrates virtually every aspect of American economy and its current status as of the 1870s. Work is particular informative about technology, decorative arts, and industrialization, written at a pivotal time in Americn history, at the onset of the most dramatic upsurge in industrialization, from which the U.S. was to emerge as the most powerful economy in the world, surpassing Britain, France, etc. Of great interest to students of history and economic history as well as trivia seekers and those passionate about the decorative arts.

Price = 100.00 USD



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