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Published by the author, (1897).. (1897).. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The covers are bumped. The edges of the front cover are a bit faded & there is some dampstaining to its bottom corner. 54 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard & with textual illustrations & diagrams. The book is cracked at the first text page. There is some soiling to the title page & the pages are very slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Good.
The book is an argument supporting the long held assertion that Cyrus McCormick invented the reaper.
Title: WHO INVENTED THE REAPER? An Answer to the Protest Statement Said to Have Been Filed at the Treasury Department
Location Published: Published by the author, (1897).: (1897).
Book Condition: Good
Seller ID: 13944
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