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Good. Octavo. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Hardcover, 1847....xviii + 779pp. Maroon leather and textured purple cloth binding with gilt lettering and decor on raised bands spine. Cover is in fair condition with slight bumping and rubbing of extremities with light peeling of corners and mild sunning of spine and outer edges. Joints and hinges are attached with peacock marbled pastedowns. Textblock is tight with moderate toning of edges. Leaves are intact with light toning of paper and light marks in front matter. Features a guarded frontispiece illustration. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good. Book An extensive and impressive collection of European poetry compiled by eminent American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Longfellow was assisted by C. C. Felton with the biographical sketches. With a beautiful? engraved title page. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm, although there are several instances of the cords exposed. The inner hinges are strained. There is wear to the extremities, including rubbing and bumping with discolouration. Internally the pages have browning to the edges and? scattered foxing. With a Worcester Public Library, Victoria Institute issue label to the front pastedown, and ink stamps throughout the text. Overall the condition is good only.
GOOD minus. Text-block appears clean. Binding sound but lightly shaken. Leather well preserved. Spine strip has partial cracks to sides and chip to head. Corners bumped and worn through. 1845. Original binding (John G. Russell binding). Full tree leather covers decoratively blind stamped with ornate gilt design to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. Frontispiece with tissue protector opposite decorative title page. 779pp. Index.
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