Lot 289    

Four Different Heath's Infallible Conterfeit Detector,
2007 March 7th Online Sale
including: Anon. Heath's Infallible counterfeit Detector, at Sight. Boston: Laban Heath, 1864. 16mo, brown cloth, 27pp plus 5pp ads, 7 plates within text plus one fold-out note; PLUS pocket edition Heath's Greatly Improved and Enlarged Infallible Government Counterfeit Detector, at Sight. Boston: Laban Heath & Co., 1870. 16mo, green cloth with gilt lettering front, 40pp plus 12 plates rear. PLUS larger edition of same title, 1873. 8vo, red cloth, 41pp plus 10 illustrative plates in rear. PLUS pocket edition, 1878, 16mo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering front, 47pp plus 10 plates and 13pp ads in rear.

Provenance:  
Ex James E. Sanders Collection


Condition:  
1st: considerable damage and warping of boards, moderate toning, interior OK otherwise. 2nd: minor shelf wear, VG+. 3rd: Ex lib. with earlier green cloth cover over red cloth on front, repaired spine, insect damage, esp. to spine, front hinge separated, scattered foxing and water stains. VG-. 4th: moderate shelf wear, heavy wear at spine ends, binding loosening, VG.
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Ninth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Man,
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Half Plate Daguerreotype of a Woman with Fan,
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