American Chesterfield 1828 & 1863 two old books Food Table manners
American Chesterfield 1828 & 1863 two old books Food Table manners American Chesterfield 1828 & 1863 two old books Food Table manners
$ 150.00



The American Chesterfield, or Way to Wealth, Honour, and Distinction; Being Selections from the Letters of Lord Chesterfield to His Son; and Extracts From Other Eminent Authors, On the Subject of Politeness: with Alterations and Additions, Suited to the Youth of the United States, by a Member of the Philadelphia bar.

1828, Philadelphia, John Grigg.
pp. 286. Engraved half-title. Numerous woodcuts related to meat carving at rear.

Period full publishers calf, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments, contrasting title label gilt lettered. Sound, clean, tight example, text block shows light minor scattered small spotting or staining.

Book measures: 5" H X 3" W.

Same title, but issued 1863, Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.
pp. 286. Numerous woodcuts related to meat carving at rear.

Embossed decorative cloth, spine richly ornamented and lettered in gilt. Sound, clean example, joints broken with cloth chipping or loss causing covers to be loosened, but still bound as issued.

Book measures: 5 7/8" H X 4" W.

Two books sold together as one lot.

Pair along the shelf measures: 2 1/8".

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