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The Gates of Eden: A Story of Endeavour

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The Gates of Eden: A Story of Endeavour

by Annie S Swan

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  • hardcover
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Edinburgh: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1887. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition in publisher's green cloth, with bright gilt titles and decoration to upper board and spine. Very good condition; boards rubbed to edges and corners, tape repairs to hinges and decorative front end paper. Contemporary ownership inscription to half title " Bessie Scott 25th Decr 1886"; presumably this is a pre-publication presentation copy given as a Christmas present. Tom Scott RSA illustrated Swan's novel "Carlowrie" in 1884. A very attractive copy of this Victorian romance. Very Good 1887

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
5244
Title
The Gates of Eden: A Story of Endeavour
Author
Annie S Swan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date published
1887

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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
First Edition
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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]
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]
Cloth
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edges
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