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b&w frontispiece. Boards bumped, a bit edge-worn & soiled, binding shaken; else gd. Small 8vo, pp. 252, . Two colour interwoven floral design to front boards, with gilt lettering-possibly designed by Talwin Morris. The front free endpaper has been removed. The next page (preceding the half-title page) contains a list of "Famous Books for Boys and Girls", and on which appears an ink signature, and initials as well as the remains of tape. The first and second signatures of the book are a bit loose at the bottom. The twelve page publisher's catalogue at the end contains an extensive list of Blackie's publications, including the works of G.A. Henty. The presence of two green dots, twice, on the spine, as well as the design on the front board, the date of publication, and the publisher, suggest that this may be a Talwin Morris design (Morris died in 1911), although we do not represent it as such.
Fair. No Jacket. Fair Hardcover with No DJ. Moderate to heavy soiling and shelfwear to covers, including mild rubbing and bumping. Spine ends torn. Textblock mildly soiled. Tearing on inside hinges. Name and info on back of front endpaper. Some pages have foxing/soiling. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984.
Good ++ No Dustjacket. The Chandos Classics Series. 7 1/2" Tall By 5 1/2" Wide Approx. xvi + 470 pages including index + 8 pages publisher's adverts to rear. No dustjacket. Hardback binding has a few small ink annotations to index, a paper-crack to inner front hinge showing cloth 4mm. Brown hardback binding, gilt titles to lightly rubbed red spine-label, light wear with small creases and two tiny frays to spine-ends. Some wear to corners which are a little curled, ink name and date 31/12/88 (1888 to half-title page). Pages very celan with one or two light pencil marks and outstanding B&W drawings. Pagh-edges a little age-darkened. A nice sound copy.
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