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by Alfred W. Pollard

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


London: Methuen & Co., 1912. Cloth has heavy general wear and sunning to spine. there are also a few pale abrasions to cloth. Gilt top edges. Rough-cut fore-edge and bottom edge age-toned. Bookplates to front pastedown and ffep. Re-bound into original boards with new endpapers. Some foxing to existing original feps - otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 332pp. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 185mm x 255mm.
  • Bookseller: Lectioz Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011526
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Alfred W. Pollard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Methuen & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1912
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books on Books;
  • Size: 185mm x 255mm


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