Friday, August 19, 2005

Clayton's autobiography for sale

ok, below is an ad off of for Father's Clayton's autobiography.
Its a good book, but I sure didnt pay anywhere close to that price for my copy!
(and all copies have that inscription and photo)
anybody know who John Adams was? and from where?

Forty-Seven Years In The Universalist Ministry, A Brief Account of the Genealogy and Early Life of the Author....... Rev. D.B. Clayton
Bookseller: Andy Meek(Tucker, GA, U.S.A.)
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Price: US$ 2000.00 [Convert Currency]

Book Description: Author, Columbia, SC, 1889. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Hardcover, brown decorative cloth covered boards. Rubbing to spine ends and corners. Front hinge weak but intact, title page is present but loose. Rear pastedown frayed at edges. Frontispiece photo of author inscribed and SIGNED "Fraternally Yours, D.B. Clayton." Inscription on front end page indicating that the book was bought from author on Aug 30, 1889 by original owner (John Adams) at a price of $1.75. Some of the preliminary pages are a little brittle from thumbing, but overall contents VG. 370 pages plus appendix and errata. Bookseller Inventory #002366
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