Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

By: Stein, Sarah Abrevaya

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Book Condition: Fine


Very clean first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping ,fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 244 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bold and original work of cultural and economic history, this book examines the thriving global trade in ostrich feathers from the "feather boom" of the 1880s to the economically devastating "feather bust" that coincided with the First World War.

Title: Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Author Name: Stein, Sarah Abrevaya

Categories: History, Business,

Edition: First

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0300127367

ISBN Number 13: 9780300127362

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 027220

Keywords: Economic history, Ostrich feather industry, Jewish merchant industry, first edition, Sarah Abrevaya Stein, feather boom,