Cover image for Error's chains : how forged and broken. A complete, graphic, and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern.
Title:
Error's chains : how forged and broken. A complete, graphic, and comparative history of the many strange beliefs, superstitious practices, domestic peculiarities, sacred writings, systems of philosophy, legends and traditions, customs and habits of mankind throughout the world, ancient and modern.
Author:
Dobbins, Frank S. (Frank Stockton), 1855-1916.
Edition:
Salesman's sample book.
Publication Information:
New York : Standard Publishing House, [1883]

©1883
Physical Description:
1 volume (various paginations) : illustrations, portraits ; 24.5 x 16.7 cm
General Note:
Gift of Mrs. Irene M. Becker, Buffalo, N.Y., Sept. 1982.

Contains the title page, preface, table of contents, list of illustrations, several portions of the text and illustrations, the index, and [10] p. of endorsements.
Language:
English
Local Note:
Rare Book Room salesman's sample of 1883 edition : The volume is bound in pebbled brown leather, with an elaborate design stamped in black on both covers, and with dark brown calf labels in the center of both covers. The title, surrounded by a ball-and-chain border, is stamped in gilt on the front cover label. The bound endpapers consists of alternative available bindings, with flaps depicting the spines. The free endpapers are marbled in dark gray, tan, and red. The top edges are gilt, and the other edges are marbled in green, white, and red. At the back of the volume are 20 unpaginated ruled pages for subscribers' entries.
Format :
Book

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