Whaling Fishing Hunting Commerce Mining Industrial Arts Biz 1849 Goodrich bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Industry, Whaling, Hunting, Fishing, Commerce, Mining, Agriculture, Illustrated Books).
Enterprise, Industry, and Art of Man, As Displayed in Fishing, Hunting, Commerce, Navigation, Mining, Agriculture, and Manufacture, by Samuel Goodrich.
Published 1849, Boston by Rand and Mann.
335 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with several full page wood engravings. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations. A lengthy section is devoted to whale fisheries, and goes on to include Pearl fishing, Coral, Cod, bear & buffalo hunting, bird catching and fur trade, diamond mining, gold, coal, iron, tin, lumbering in Maine, tea, coffee, tobacco, cotton, silk, manufacturers of Lowell, Mass. ,etc.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W.