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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
Used; Acceptable. Square binding but missing back end papers-maybe some back pages. No marks in text. Brown boards with gilt decorated cover and spine. Gilt all edges. If nothing else it would look great on your shelf.
xvi, 583pp, (5 x 6.5 inches), 13 b&w plates (with tissue guards), including the frontis portrait of the author. Good condition, hardcover, no dust jacket. Reddish brown cloth with gilt titles, all edges gilt. Corners, lower edges of boards and spine ends are worn and frayed. Cracked open at contents page, but still firmly bound. Water stain at lower corner of front endpaper and first 6 pages, some foxing to the tissue guards and the pages next to them. Otherwise contents tight and clean, no tears or creases, no markings.
Fair. Front hinge beginning to separate. Previous owner's signature and address in pencil on front endpaper. Drawing on second front endpaper and signature on title page. Foxing on front endpapers and title page. Cover corners are heavily scraped. Front cover is faded. Spine is badly scraped at top and bottom. Rear cover is scraped at lower edge.
Fair. > Edition/Printing: First edition | Illus. Cover edge & corner weat, spine top frayed, soil to cover, inside clean. Gilt edges. Title page has 2 in rip to bottom at spine. 608 pp. Publ. late 18--'s or early 1900's. > Language: English | > Size: 8vo-over 7 3/4 in-9 3/4 in Tall | > Media/Binding: Hardcover | > Publication Date Unknown |
Very Good. Original quarter red and stamped gilt decorative leather (spine), red cloth, approximately 5x7 inches, 608 pp, illustrated. Hardcover, very good. Leather scuffed and rubbed, approximately 1/4 inch chipping at head and foot of spine, paper lightly age yellowed, otherwise tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked. Literature; poems; poetry.
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