Good. Book An illustrated collection of historical letters. With four full page plates. Collecting letters by Sarah Osbornwhich reveal the political, social and domestic details of 18th century life. Condition: In paper covered boards. Externally, sound with some rubbing and bumping. Splitting at joints. Wear to head and tail of spine. Hinges starting. Internally, binding strained with one plate worked loose. Pages bright with handling marks and occasional spot. Overall: GOOD.
Very Good binding. Historical letters revealing much about 18th century England. An attractive and tight copy, with no marks in the book. In paper-covered boards with a lightly chipped paper spine label. Mylar has been cut to protect the binding. Very Good binding.
This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. 8vo. No date of pub, circa 1890. Green cloth covers, which are splitting from the book. Portrait on title page loose, with a crumpled vellum sheet protecting it., 700grams, ISBN:
OSBORN, Emily F.D. POLITICAL AND SOCIAL LETTERS OF A LADY OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: 1721-1771. With Four Illustrations. NY: Dodd Mead, 1891. Small 4to., tan boards with paper spine label. First Edition. Presentation to well-known paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn on a front blank page, from an unknown source: "H.F. Osborn from H.R. (? ), June 1907. Bookplate of H.F. Osborn's wife, Lucretia, on the front pastedown. Good (some rubbing covers & foxing to frontispiece). $85.00.
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