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Japp, Alexander H ( Hay ) ( Aka- H A Page ) Listings

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1 Japp, Alexander H ( Hay ) ( aka- H A Page )

Days with Industrials: Adventures and Experiences Among Curious Industries, with Numerous Illustrations (includes Chapters on: Quinine; Diamonds, Salt, Ale, Canaries, Whistles, the Telegraph, Postage Stamps, Arsenic, Pearls, Amber, etc)

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Scribner and Welford, 1889, 1st Edition, First Printing
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

No Jacket as issued No Dustjacket as Issued
Not Signed
------------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy in original cloth, some light rubbing mainly at tips, a solid tight square copy, an exlibrary copy (19th century / turn of the century library), some foxing, some ink writing on endpapers, some stamps, bookseller's label, 304 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: QUININE and ITS ROMANCES --- The search for plants and attempts to naturalise them; Nature and Habits of Chinchona trees; Cultivation in India; Methods of baking and preparation in India; Preparations of Alkaloids, etc.; Amorphous quinine, etc. --- CURIOSITIES of CANARY CULTURE --- Origin of canaries; Culture and Training; English varieties; Treatment --- ALL about RICE --- PEARLS --- AMBER --- COMMON SALT --- BURTON ALE and DUBLIN STOUT --- PETROLEUM ---The ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH --- A RAILWAY WHISTLE --- Some HISTORICAL BEDSTEADS --- KNIVES and FORKS --- ARSENIC in INDUSTRY --- Some FAMOUS DIAMONDS --- ARTIFICIAL DIAMONDS --- POSTAGE STAMPS --- APPENDIX: The introduction of Chinchonas into JAVA and their cultivation; Syndicates of Diamonds and Salt; Arsenic ---what a variety of topics, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Price: 99.68 CDN
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