Title: The life of George Peabody: containing a record of those princely acts of benevolence which entitle him to the esteem and gratitude of all friends of education and the destitute, both in America, the land of his birth, and in England, the place of his death.Author: Phebe A HanafordPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the ...
Title: The life of George Peabody: containing a record of those princely acts of benevolence which entitle him to the esteem and gratitude of all friends of education and the destitute, both in America, the land of his birth, and in England, the place of his death.Author: Phebe A HanafordPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP01390300CollectionID: CTRG94-B5146PublicationDate: 18700101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Collation: 308 p.,  leaves of plates: ill., port.; 20 cm
Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. 308 pages. Moderate wear to the edges and cover; bookplate inside; pages are yellowed; good solid book. SED14. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 124543.
Octavo. VG/none. Forest green cloth boards with gilt lettering. All corners and spine ends significantly abraded: frayed and/or chipped. Superficial scratches and scuffing to covers. Hinges starting at front and rear endpapers. Age-toning throughout. Foxing to early and late pages, including to frontispiece etching of Peabody and to its protective tissue overlay. Short tears to fore edge of a few pages. ISBN na. Rockville.
Good, green cloth (hardcover) lacks front free endpaper. 308pp, ads. "...WHICH ENTITLE HIM TO THE ESTEEM AND GRATITUDE OF ALL FRIENDS OF EDUCATION AND THE DESTITUTE, BOTH IN AMERICA, THE LAND OF HIS BIRTH, AND IN ENGLAND, THE PLACE OF HIS DEATH."
Good-Fair. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Green boards with gilt lettering. Frontis portrait. Publishing error...all pages are inserted upside down from cover orientation. Moderate wear to boards with edges frayed. Boards & pages soiled. Illustrated.
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