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1889 "Kentucky Fossil Shells" and 1910 "The Prehistoric Men of Kentucky"

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Two antique books on the history of Kentucky. Included is Kentucky Fossil Shells by Henry Nettelroght, C.E.. Published 1889 in Frankfort, Kentucky by E. Polk Johnson, this book is bound in a gray hardcover with gilt lettering. Also included is The Prehistoric Men of Kentucky by Colonel Bennett H. Young. The book was published 1910 in Louisville, Kentucky by John P. Morton & Company, printers to The Filson Club. It is complete with printed plates and bound in a green clothbound hardcover with gilt lettering. Handwritten graphite inscriptions are present to the interior.

Genre History
Binding Hardcover
Number of Books 2


- wear and tears to page edges; general wear to covers including toning, stains, scratches, and small tears; slight toning and foxing scattered throughout pages; loose hinges in binding of The Prehistoric Men of Kentucky.


10.0" W x 13.75" H x 2.75" D

- measurement of books stacked.

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