Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Alexandra : A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise by  Thomas (editor) Archer - 1st Edition  - 0 - from BookAddiction (SKU: 002377)

Alexandra : A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise

Click for full-size.

Alexandra : A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise

by Archer, Thomas (editor)

  • Used
  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Kent , United Kingdom
Item Price:
£75.00
FREE shipping to GBR
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

James Clarke & James Nisbet. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [1869]. 168pp [4]. Illustrated and decorated throughout. Strong buckram cloth boards with elaborate stamped, ruled and gilded decorations by John Leighton, bevelled edges, all edges gilt (boards a little rubbed at edges, fraying at spine edges, scuff on rear spine joint, patchily faded on rear board). Scattered spotting internally with first page partially detached. Superb Leighton Brothers highly gilded pre-title page. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper date, neat and dated 1878. A very handsome volume, showing some wear and age. A collection of literary contributions, reflections on the orphanage and memories of visits, published to raise funds for the 'benefit of the babies there'. Square format 8vo.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
BookAddiction GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
002377
Title
Alexandra : A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise
Author
Archer, Thomas (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Clarke & James Nisbet
Keywords
orphanage, hornsey, hornsey rise, london, childhood, victorian london,
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Terms of Sale

BookAddiction

Payments
All major credit cards accepted (by telephone if you prefer not to enter your card details on line), bank transfer, paypal, cheque.

Queries?

If you have any queries regarding your purchase, please email in the first instance.

Need to Return a Book?

You may return any book for a full refund of the book price for any reason, provided you notify us by email within two weeks of our dispatching the book that you intend to return the book, stating your reasons, and that the book arrives back with us within 30 days of that notification. Outgoing and return shipping costs will only be refunded if there was an error on our part.

Dispatch

All books dispatched with two working days of receipt of payment.

About the Seller

BookAddiction

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.co.uk member since: 2021
Kent
Ask Seller a Question

About BookAddiction

Based in the leafy hamlet of Chartham Hatch, just a few miles from the historic city of Canterbury, BookAddiction offers beautiful, illustrated and collectible used books and a selection of unique works on paper.BookAddiction was established in 1999 (originally trading as The Virtual Bookshelf). We are members of the book-selling co-operation, Ibooknet, which extends the highest professional and ethical standards, and are in the process of joining the Provincial Booksellers' Fairs Association (PBFA).Follow our blog, on books and book collecting at www.bookaddictionuk.wordpress.uk or visit our website at www.bookaddiction.co.uk.We welcome inquiries about our books and endeavour to respond promptly. Please ask away, Offers always welcome.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-