Kappes, Alfred. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. 422 p. Audience: General/trade. Average ex-library copy that borders on Fair, but near Good. Spine is stickered with library stuff. Binding is weak at hinges, with what looks like a glued repair on rear. Dark red boards.
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Alfred Kappes. Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Long. Edited for boys with an Introduction by Sidney Lanier. LOVELY Green cloth linen boards decorated w/stamped lettering and gilt design (cross, sheild, symbols, framed in leaf motif & designs); Gilt ruled title w/stamped pictorial engraved knight in full armor & leaf motif on spinestrip, moderate edge wear & bumped corners, faintly frayed at head of spinestrip, Lettering on title box is rubbed, Chronicles of adventure, battle and custom in England, France, Spain etc. wear to edges, green endpapers, No owner's names or markings, internally clean, crisp, 11 BEAUTIFUL illustrated engravings by Alfred Kappes. Frontis is missing (clean), Integrally sewn, binding is fragile at pp. 94-114 three of the sewn threads have broken away. This book is a collectible, rare beauty an artwork in itself. Splendid copy of a SPLENDID work-EXCELLENT PERSONAL COLLECTIBLE.
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