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The Macdermots of Ballycloran. by  Anthony Trollope - Hardcover - nd - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 115533)

The Macdermots of Ballycloran.

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The Macdermots of Ballycloran.

by Trollope, Anthony

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London: Chapman and Hall, nd. Finely bound example of Trollope's first published novel. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over pebbled boards with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, marbled endpapers. In very good condition. The narrative of The Macdermots of Ballycloran "...chronicles the tragic demise of a small Catholic landowning family in the Protestant-dominated Ireland of the mid nineteenth century. It focuses on the struggle of Thady Macdermot to keep his sinking property afloat..." (Sutherland, 393).


On Jun 12 2010, a reader said:
Nicely bound hard covered photo-copy of an original book, however, every even numbered page (left side) was too dark to read. Very disappointing and disconcerting, and impossible for an elderly father's eyes.

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The Macdermots of Ballycloran.
Trollope, Anthony
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Chapman and Hall
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Anthony Trollope Fine Binding, The Macdermots of Ballycloran

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.


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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]
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 is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover book with a decorative texture of repeated small raised bumps,... [more]