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A SET OF TWENTY-SEVEN SPECIMEN-WOOD DUMMY BOOKS
A SET OF TWENTY-SEVEN SPECIMEN-WOOD DUMMY BOOKS

LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A SET OF TWENTY-SEVEN SPECIMEN-WOOD DUMMY BOOKS
Late 18th early 19th Century
Each with one or two printed leather labels, 'GREENHEART DEMERARA'; 'SATINWOOD EAST INDIES', 'ELM POLLARD ENGLISH'; 'BUTTERNUT AMERICA', 'FUSTIC SOUTH AMERICA'; 'LACEWOOD LEVANT', 'ORANGE TREE'; 'LABURNAM ENGLISH', 'WALNUT ENGLISH'; 'HEMLOCK BRUNSWICK'; 'PALMETTO INDIA'; 'COROMANDEL'; 'LOCUST TREE NORTH AMERICA'; 'HACKMATACK CANADA'; 'RED CEDAR NEW SOUTH WALES'; 'SYCAMORE ENGLISH', 'LIME TREE ENGLISH'; 'BOX EUROPE', 'BIRCH ENGLISH'; 'HAREWOOD', 'CAMPHOR WOOD BRAZIL'; 'SATINWOOD PORTO RICO'; 'LARCH SCOTCH'; 'RED PINE AMERICA'; 'MAHOGANY AFRICA'; 'TEAK MOULMEIN'; 'MAHOGANY PANAMA'; 'TEAK AFRICA'; 'WHITE CEDAR NEW BRUNSWICK'; 'ROCK ELM AMERICA'; 'RED FIR BALTIC'; 'MAHOGANY CUBA'; 'PENCIL CEDAR NORTH AMERICA'; and another burr-ash and satinwood with no label, some labels lacking, slight damages
Variations in height, most approximately 10 in. (27.8 cm.) high; and three 9 in. (24 cm.) (27)
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