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Fair. Carefully selected and edited from the best authorities, with numerous original historical notes; good exterior, poor interior; green cloth covered boards; no dust jacket; covers slightly soiled with light spine end and corner wear; frontis portrait with tissue guard; owner signature on second (undecorated) title page, which is detached; interior pages toned and brittle; page 191 is torn; interior hinges weak; 7 3/4"-9 3/4" Tall; 623 pages.
Very Good. Shelf 1011 Text clean; paper lightly browned; rough cut edge; gilt to top edge of paper; some wear to surface, edges and corners of covers; Not a book club copy. No previous owner name, no marks, no underlining, not ex library, not price clipped, not a remainder.
Good. No Jacket. Used 308 pagesuntrimmed edges, green cloth boards with gilt lettering & decoration. Few faint smudges/ink marks to boards & sun fade, fraying at top and bottom of spine, very light edge or corner wear to boards, small split at first page & spine (showing cloth webbing-all pages firmly attached). Contents include: I Become Enamoured of Narcissa; My Mistress is Surprised at my Learning; Narcissa, Being in Danger from the Brutality of Sir Timothy is Rescued by Me; He Takes His Passage in a Cutter for Deal; We Lodge at a House near Amiens; In Order to Be Revenged, I Learn the Science of Defence; I Inquire for My Uncle; Strap Communicates to me a Conquest; We Repair to the Coffee-house; I receive a Challengge; I long to be Revenged on Melinda; I Cultivaate an Acquaintance with Two Noblemen; I Attempt to Recover My Watch and Jewel; etc.
Fair. Orange leather. Back cover detached, front attached by two threads. Title on spine: Smollet's Complete Works. Bookstore sticker. Signed by former owner. Gift dedication written inside. Marbled edges. No annotation, underlining, or highlighting found inside, but wide, thin pages make a thorough search difficult. Average size (8vo): > 7.75-9.75 inches tall. 540 pp.
Good. Very Good. No Dust Jacket VOLUME 4. LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED SETS and this is number 609! PEREGRINE PICKLE PARTS III and IV. Wow a very nice edition here. Only slight bump to the corners. Book is holding nicely the corners are bumped but no appreciable edgewear. Slight edgewear to the corners, but ever so slight. Golden patina on the page edge. Minor scuff to the covers. Worthwhile!
Very Good. No Dustjacket. 9 1/2" Tall By 6 1/2" Wide Approx. 623 pages+16 pages publishers adverts to rear. Green binding, light decorative cross-binding to spine with gilt titles, some wear to spine-ends & corners with small frays, slight surface wear with slight marks, light flecking to dark brown end-papers. Tissue free/loose to frontispiece. Gilt top page-edges, page-edges are darkened with some dark foxing which shows to very edges of page-margins; text is otherwise very clean & in nice condition, binding sound. Undated-looks late Victorian.
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