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Transactions of the American Institute of the City of New York 1860-1861

Author: The American Institute
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Price: $20.00
Publisher: C. Van Benthuysen
Publisher Location: Albany
Book Condition: Good
Pub Date: 1861
Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, endpaper torn, scattered foxing. From Wikipedia: The American Institute of the City of New York, or, The American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention was a civic organization that existed from ca. 1838 – ca. 1930. The institute was an association of inventors. It organized exhibitions, lectures and radio broadcasts to inform the public about new technologies, and served as a locus for inventors’ professional activities. Published here are engravings of suggested enclosures for farms, two inventions, as well as reports and other institue business transacted. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.