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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.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh
Date published: 1904
Description: Good Minus. No Jacket. 8vo. Spine heavily sunned, very light spot staining to front board, closed edges heavily foxed, endpapers browned, bookplate to front pastedown, else a clean and tight copy, pp good. Read More
Edition: Fourth Edition
Publisher: John Murray, London
Date published: 1842
Description: Good Minus. No Jacket. 8vo. Vol I unfortunately lacking front board and spine partially detached, heavy scuffing to rear board, both vols have major loss to heads of spines, otherwise vol II in relatively good condition externally, bar a little scuffing. Marbled endpapers and closed edges. Cracked front gutter to vol II, else, apart from period ink inscrips. to ffeps, internally good, pp clean and bright, text blocks sturdy. Read More