SALEM IMPRINTS 1768-1825; A HISTORY OF THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF PRINTING IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE BOOKSHOPS, BOOKSELLERS, BOOKBINDERS AND THE PRIVATE LIBRARIES. Harriet Silvester Tapley.

SALEM IMPRINTS 1768-1825; A HISTORY OF THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS OF PRINTING IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE BOOKSHOPS, BOOKSELLERS, BOOKBINDERS AND THE PRIVATE LIBRARIES.

  • Salem: Essex Institute, 1927.
  • thick tall 8vo.
  • cloth, top edge gilt.
  • x, 512 pages.

Price: $45.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 91308

First edition (Besterman 5210). Many illustrations with over 50 images printed on coated stock and tipped-in. With a bibliography of Salem imprints. With a section on John Dunton, the English bookseller, who established his first bookshop in Salem in 1686. Covers stained; free endpapers show minor spotting.