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The Book of Gems - The Poets and Artists of Great Britain by  S.C. (Ed) Hall - First Edition - 1836 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000207)

The Book of Gems - The Poets and Artists of Great Britain

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The Book of Gems - The Poets and Artists of Great Britain

by Hall, S.C. (Ed)

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About This Item

London: Saunders and Otley, 1836. xvi, 304pp, [4]. Contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second, remaining panels gilt, covers gilt with large central device and double fillet border, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, spine very slightly dulled. Internally foxed throughout, but an attractive binding. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000207
Title
The Book of Gems - The Poets and Artists of Great Britain
Author
Hall, S.C. (Ed)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Saunders and Otley
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1836
Keywords
Noisbn, Fine Binding
Size
8vo

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

device
Especially for older books, a printer's device refers to an identifying mark, also sometimes called a printer's mark, on the...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[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]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]

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