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M. W. H. Lombe Brooke. Robert Banks & Son
Brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and black border. Wear to corners. Black end pages. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover. Previous price written in pencil on verso of frontispiece. Black and white frontispiece on glossy paper with tissue cover. Previous owner's name in ink at bottom of title page. Note of date of purchase on verso of title page. Three black and white illustrations in addition to the frontispiece. Errata listed on the final page. Back end page missing. Very few copies of this book are available. According to WorldCat, only 3 in the U.S. Hinges good; pages tight. A nice copy in good condition for its age.
Pagination: 217 pp
Amy Tan. Franklin Library/1991
Red Leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering. Gilt on all edges. Marble end pages. Excellent condition. appears to never have been read. Accompanying editor's letter included with most volumes.
Pagination: 415 pp
Condition: Very Good+
Oscar Wilde. Hartford Ct; Privately printed by Sherwood Press/1905
Privately Printed Limited Edition, Number 130 of 225 copies. Number is in ink on the verso of page 45. Octavo, 8vo, 8 in. 45 p. Tissue jacket intact with chips and tears. Marble paper covered boards quarter bound with green cloth on the spine. Water spotting on green cloth binding. Cream spine label with black text. Deckled fore-edges. The book is unread with top of pages uncut. No markings. This is an essay by Oscar Wilde evaluating the history of literary criticism.
Pagination: 45 pp
Anna Sewell. Chicago/M. A. Donohue & Co./1910
Young Folks Edition. No. 180. George Ford Morris illustration on front cover in color. Paper covered boards with red cloth spine. History of the book written on front end page. Illustrated with black and white illustrations. George Ford Morris is not listed as the illustrator and illustrations in the text block may not be by Morris. Pages tanning. Edge wear.
Condition: Good Genre: Kid's Fiction
Henry Fielding. Printed for J. Johnson; J. Nichols & Son
4 volumes. Leather bound. Wear to corners. Cracks on the spine. Previous owner's name on front end page, dated 1884. Light foxing. Vol. II - Front end page is missing. Name stamped on inside front and back cover of each volume.
Condition: Good Genre: Fiction