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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

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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
booksellers
stationery
advertisements

Physical Description

1 advertisement ; 6 x 3 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.013.04.01.001

Image Dimensions

6 x 3 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Salem Bookstore and Circulating Library (Salem, Mass.) (Publisher)
Dabney, John, 1752-1819 (Owner)
H. Pool (Printer)

Material Type

advertisements

Subjects

Subscription libraries

Description Level

Item

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