Scituate Massachusetts History 1831 Samuel Deane Americana local historyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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History of Scituate, Massachusetts, From its First Settlement to 1831, by Samuel Deane.
Published 1831, Boston by James Loring.
406  pages. Text in English.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & title lettering. Crude reinforcement of front joint done by a previous owner.
Item is physically old and shows extensive signs of handling and time as well as crude early repairs to front joint and hinge. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding very age worn, covers detached and now held by the repair job someone did using heavy tape, book opens to title page which is adhered to cover by the tape repair along the hinge.
Text block paper toned with small staining throughout.
Poor condition for sure, but an interesting early New England history.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.