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The Lady of La Garaye by The Hon. Mrs. Norton - Hardcover - 1866 - from Rachel Smith Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Lady of La Garaye

by The Hon. Mrs. Norton

Condition: See description


Macmillan & Co., London, 1866. Ornate contemporary brown pebble calf binding with embossed gilt design on boards and spine. Corners and spine show light bumping. All edge gilding. Inscription to original owner, dated 1870. Illustrated frontspiece with tissue guard; pages are clean and bright. Overall a fine copy with a beautiful binding.


  • Bookseller: Rachel Smith Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: biblio25
  • Title: The Lady of La Garaye
  • Author: The Hon. Mrs. Norton
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1866
  • Keywords: poetry embossed fine binding




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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]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[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]

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