CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, WITH A GENERAL INDEX OF AUTHORS; AND CONTAINING THE CONSTITUTION, RULES, AND REGULATION OF THE ASSOCIATION, ACCOMPANIED BY A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY.
CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, WITH A GENERAL INDEX OF AUTHORS; AND CONTAINING THE CONSTITUTION, RULES, AND REGULATION OF THE ASSOCIATION, ACCOMPANIED BY A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY.

CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS BELONGING TO THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, WITH A GENERAL INDEX OF AUTHORS; AND CONTAINING THE CONSTITUTION, RULES, AND REGULATION OF THE ASSOCIATION, ACCOMPANIED BY A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY.

(Mercantile Library Company of Philadelphia).
  • Philadelphia: Printed for the Company, 1840.
  • large 12mo.
  • original quarter leather with woven cloth covered boards.
  • xxii, (ii), 13-182 pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $350.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 121923

Per Singerman (American Library Book catalogues 1801-1875, p.181, no.2877) the sixth catalogue of the Mercantile Library Company (founded 1821, taken over by the Free Library of Phila. around 1960). A classified (per introduction, the first such) catalogue of the Library with 2,500+ entries (our rough estimate), and an author index. Leather at spine ends chipped away. Pencil and ink ownership inscriptions on free endpaper, dated 1850 and 1853 respectively. Occasional spotting.