The Odd-Fellows' Offering for 1847 [Independent Order of Odd Fellows]. Paschal Donaldson, ed.
The Odd-Fellows' Offering for 1847 [Independent Order of Odd Fellows]
The Odd-Fellows' Offering for 1847 [Independent Order of Odd Fellows]
The Odd-Fellows' Offering for 1847 [Independent Order of Odd Fellows]

The Odd-Fellows' Offering for 1847 [Independent Order of Odd Fellows]

New York: John G. Treadwell, 1847. Hard Cover. 288 p.: added engraved title page and 10 additional leaves of plates; 22 cm. Original leather with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration; boards have identical gilt-stamped center medallion and blind-stamped border. All page edges gilt. patterned endpapers. Modern color bookplate on front fixed endpaper for Robert S. Woolston. "198" in ink at head of front free endpaper. The "Presented to" plate is not filled in. Faxon, 605. Although in appearance this is a classic literary annual, most of the stories and poems included in this volume reflect on membership in the fraternal organization the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, which had been established in the United States in 1819 and separated from the British organization in 1843. In Good- Condition: leather separated along all of front joint and most of back joint; lacking leather at ends of spine and along front joint; corners are rubbed; foxing, most prominently on leaves of plates and page of text facing each plate; otherwise pages are clean and tight; hinges are solid. Good -. Item #001913

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