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Very Good. 12mo. 3 volumes. Tan brown with gilt decs to spines. Marbled edges and endpapers. Edges a little faded. Ribbon markers disintegrated at top. Spines lightly cracked with lightly rubbed edges. Hinges cracked. A few small scratches or marks to boards, corners lightly bumped. Contents clean, tidy and solid.
Good. 32mo. Green cloth with gilt titles to spines, purple painted edges faded apart from base edges. Some rubbings to boards, some gutters cracked and some signatures a little loose, vol. XI has some splitting of cloth to rear joint and board. Pages are clean and bright.
Publisher: A. Fullerton & Co., Edinburgh
Date published: 1859
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 4to. Wonderfully illus. by full page hand coloured plates and b&w vignettes throughout. Marbled closed edges. Leather lightly scuffed, and bumped to corners, else externally tidy. Cracked front gutter, tiny prev. owner stamp to f-fep, else pp in lovely condition, plates colourful and bright, binding sturdy. Read More