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Advertisement for Dabney's circulating library of several thousand volumes, daily increasing, accommodated to readers of every description, Salem, Mass., undated

EP001.01.013.04.01.001 (RS198274)

Description

In addition to books Dabney carries such items as stationery, maps, writing desks, watercolor boxes and backgammon tables. Text around the border of the ad reads "Here you may range the world! with the magic of a book, plunge into scenes of remote ages and countries, cheat erpedation and solitude out of their weary moments."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 advertisement ; 6 x 3 3/4 inches
Dimensions
6x 3 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
287692
Reference Code
EP001.01.013.04.01.001

Record details

Originator
Dabney, John, 1752-1819 (Owner)
H. Pool (Printer)
Salem Bookstore and Circulating Library (Salem, Mass.) (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
booksellers
business (commercial function)
stationery
Material Type
advertisements
Subjects
Subscription libraries
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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