GENEALOGY OF WILLIAM SMITH OF WRIGHTSTOWN, BUCKS COUNTY PA, by Josiah B. Smith - 1883
Genealogy of William Smith, of Wrightstown, Bucks County, PA
by Josiah B. Smith
Complete and fully dated, with an index, a short biography and a copy of the marriage certificate of William Smith with his wife, the genealogy contains a letter from previous owner on transparent paper, with additional notes. One of the first settlers in America in a land still inhabited in its greater part by the Natives, William Smith has a long genealogy yet a life little known. The biography is as exhaustive as the author could make it, as is the genealogy. 113 pages. 8.25 x 11 inches.
Short biography and index included. With note from previous owner, indicating additional notes to the original genealogy. Note on endpapers, secured with pin.
Published by: Collins Printing House, Newtown, PA, 1883.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Volume is in overall very good condition with mild fading on covers and minimal toning inside.
- Lightly faded brown covers feature text in gilt on front and blind-tooled lines along edges.
- Boards have bevelled edges, and display mild rubbing and overall fading.
- Corners are bumped with rubbing and exposed boards in places.
- Spine is faded and displays some chipping at ends.
- Binding is fragile, and cracked at hinges.
- Endpapers are mildly toned, displaying a binder sticker on back, at tail of hinge, and previous owner's notes in ink on front, as well as a pencil note secured with a pin.
- Interior is gently age-toned with minimal wear.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- One page shows a corner crease. (See photos)
- Ffeps show some scarce staining, as well as some holes around tail of hinge on front. (See photos)
- Text block edges are moderately toned with some rubbing.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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