Published by Robert Armstrong, Public Printer, Washington, D.C., 1853
Association Member: IOBA
Hardcover. Condition: Fair +. "With an introduction, embracing the aggregate tables for the United States compared with every previous census since 1790 -- schedules and laws of Congress relating to the census in the same period -- ratio tables of increase and decrease of cities and states, etc., by sex and ages, and color -- table of population of every county, town, township, etc., in the United States, alphabeticlaly arranged -- together with some explanatory remarks, and an appendix, embracing notes upon the tables of each of the states, etc." cxxxvi, 1022 p.: tables; 31 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by international priority. In Fair+ Condition: much of leather over spine is lacking; corners are heavily rubbed; joints are cracked; boards attached by stitching; textblock is solid; scattered light foxing; otherwise, pages are clean and tight.
Published by Robert Armstrong, 1853
Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Good-Fair copy in quarter leather. Leather is cracking on spine, but binding is firm. Boards wearing through along edges. Significant rubbing. Foxing throughout. Writing on the first free endpaper. Back 20 or so pages are ripped, some missing bottom fore-edge corner.
Published by Robert Armstrong, Public Printer, Washington, DC: ., 1853
Hardcover. Condition: Good. pp. cxxxvi, 1022. Slightly age stained. Large, thick 4to. 320 mm. Original leather backed marbled boards binding. Joints fragile. Mildly ExLib. Fuller title: The Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Embracing a statistical view of each of the states and territories, arranged by counties towns, etc., under the following divisions: 1. Populations by counties - classification of ages and color-aggregates; 2. Population by subdivisions of counties; 3. Nativities of the populations; 4. Births, marriages, deaths, dwellings, and families; 5. Progress of the populations; 6. Deaf and dumb, blind, insane, and idiotic; 7. Colleges, academies, schools, & c; 8. Attending school, during year, as returned by families; 9. Adults in the state who cannot read and write; 10. Professions, occupations, and trades of the male population; 11. Agriculture-farms and implements, stock products, home manufactures, &c.; 12. Newspapers and periodicals; 13. Libraries other than private; 14. Churches, church property, &c., With an Introduction, embracing the aggregate tables for the United States compared with every previous census since 1790 - schedules and laws of congress relating to the census in the same period - ratio tables of increase and decrease of cities and states, etc., by sex and ages, and color - table of population of every county, town, township, etc., in the United States, alphabetically arranged--together with some explanatory remarks and an appendix, embracing notes upon the tables of each of the states, etc. A detailed state by state (and county by county) study of the population of the United States in 1850, including free colored, and slave. James Dunwoody Brownson DeBow (1820-1867) was a resident of New Orleans. He gained great fame and influence as editor of DeBow's Review. His ideas laid a foundation for the Missouri Compromise. He also served as Superintendent of the United States Census (1853-1857). Note: This is a rather large volume and would require shipping costs above the standard.W30 Rt.
Published by Robert Armstrong, Washington, 1853
GOOD book. Tight binding, scattered light foxing. Gilt spine lettering: "Statistics of the US" @ head, "Census 1850" @ heel. Thick folio, cxxxvi,1022pp. Original binding of marbled paper boards and gilt lettered brown leather spine & board tips. Worn cover. All board edges worn through to underlying cardboard. Both hinges cracked but cords still holding tightly. Spine leather cracked, top & heel chipped. Even so, gilt spine lettering quite clear. Tight binding, no loose pages. First & last 2 dozen leaves moderately foxed, the inner 500+ leaves only lightly foxed. No other flaws: no soiling, damp stains, marginalia, etc. GOOD book. Original but worn covers.
Published by ROBERT ARMSTRONG, PUBLIC PRINTER, WASHINGTON, 1853
Hardcover. Condition: Fair (+). No Jacket. First Edition. MARKED AS FAIR DUE TO MISSING SPINE CLOTH. Dark brown, blind-stamped cover. Front cover just slightly loose, with heavy rubbing to cover edges. The book itself weighs just over eight pounds so international shipping would be quite expensive! About 12-3/4 x 10 with 1022 pages. Clear text with just light foxing (more at endpapers as normal). Scarce. Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Book.
Published by Robert Armstrong, Washington, 1853
Hard Cover. First Edition. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Spine ends and cover corners worn joints cracked; mainly marginal dampstaining but affecting portions of text at front and back. Binding poor; text tight and completely legible.