The American Odd Fellow 1867 Monthly Periodical rare Leather book many issuesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The American Odd Fellow: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to Disseminating a Knowledge of the Sentiments, Principles, Operations, and Condition of American Odd Fellows, edited by John W. Orr.
Volume 6 published 1867, New York, by John W. Orr.
542 pages. Text in English.
Scarce monumental compendium of detailed information relating to Odd Fellows shortly after the Civil War.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Leather is surface crackled, joints cracked or scuffed but covers still strongly attached. Small hole to spine leather.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.