Lot 198 of 419:
Cyclopaedia Useful Knowledge mini book 1882  

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$100 - $150

Title:
Cyclopaedia Useful Knowledge

Author:
Columbia Soap Works

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Columbia Soap Works

Date:
1882

Description:
48 pp. Engraved illustrations and initials throughout. 4¼x2½, dull gold wrappers with gilt decoration and lettering. Scarce item. Every other page contains a description of a variety of soaps from this San Francisco company, including Miners' soap. Across from those ads are helpful articles on a variety of things like identifying a horse's age, how to measure land or grain, and a California hunting and fishing calendar.

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Condition:
Wrappers rubbed, creased and difficult to read gilt, dampstain to front and rear cover; dampstain to gutter of most pages (1½x½"); good.


 
Item number:
201027
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