Centennial Celebration and Reception of Geo. Peabody Esq. : June 16, 1852 and Oct. 9, 1856


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Boston: Dutton and Wentworth / Henry W. Dutton & Son, Printers, 1852 and 1856. 195 pp, 8vo. Embossed cloth, a.e.g. Two volumes in one; plate illustrations by Winslow Homer to 2nd volume. Soiling & discoloration to cloth; rubbing to covers & edges, esp to corners; spine ends chipped. Cloth fraying/torn at joint; bottom 2/3 of front cover split from joint, top 1/3 of front hinge split, all remain attached by internal cord binding. Front ep missing, offsetting to first vol.'s title pg from once-present ep w/ frontispiece verso. Mild offsetting, soiling/foxing to interior throughout; foxing heavier to leaves near plates, never affects readability. First title in full: "Account of the Centennial Celebration at Danvers, June 6, 1852, Together with the Proceedings of the Town in Relation to The Donation of George Peabody, Esq., of London"; Second title in full:Proceedings at the Reception and Dinner in Honor of George Peabody, Esq., of London, by the Citizens of The Old Town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is Appended an Historical Sketch of the Peabody Institute, with the Exercises at the Laying Corner-Stone and at the Dedication." Fair Cloth (Item ID: 104455)

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