Lot 6BEMISS, ELIJAH
The Dyer's Companion. In Two Parts. New-York: Evert Duyckinck, 1815. Second edition. Full contemporary calf, the smooth spine in six gilt-ruled compartments, lettered in one. 7 x 4 inches (18 x 10.5 cm); i-viii, 5-307 pp. Generally a bit rubbed and worn, a few loose signatures, toning and staining throughout, contemporary ownership signatures to several leaves.
The second original American work on dyeing, enlarged from the first edition of 1806. AI 9955; Bibliotheca Tinctoria 87; Rink 1841; Ron 86; Shaw & Shoemaker 34038.
Sold for $188
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