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The Novels of Charles Lever by  Charles] [Lever - Signed First Edition - 1897 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000005)

The Novels of Charles Lever

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The Novels of Charles Lever

by [Lever, Charles]

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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London: Downey and Co., 1897. Thirty-seven volumes complete. Uniform full calf by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco author label to second panel, title label to fourth and volume label to sixth, remaining panels gilt with central flower inside a roundel and flowery stem corner pieces, covers with triple fillet border with shamrock corner pieces, gilt rule to edges and gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, a couple of volumes with scrapes and knocks, occasional discolouring to leather, one or two small bumps. Internally occasional very minor spotting but generally bright and clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedowns. With black and white and colour plates throughout, by Phiz and Cruikshank. Volume one has an autograph letter signed by Lever tipped in before the general title. Limited de Luxe edition, one hundred copies, this being number thirty-eight. With A.L.S.. First Thus. Full Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Browne, Hablot K. (Phiz) And Cruikshank, George. 8vo. Limited De Luxe Edition.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000005
Title
The Novels of Charles Lever
Author
[Lever, Charles]
Illustrator
Browne, Hablot K. (Phiz) And Cruikshank, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Downey and Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1897
Keywords
Noisbn, Phiz, Cruikshank, Browne, Lever, Ireland, Library Sets, Fine Bindings, Zaehnsdorf, Colour Plate
Size
8vo
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About Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books listed on the website can be examined here, but please let us know first if you are travelling, so that we can make sure it is still available. Not all of the books in the shop are listed on the website. We are members of the PBFA and ABA and exhibit at several of their book fairs, please see our fairs / events page. We attend many auctions and are happy to execute commission bids on your behalf. We will issue printed catalogues sporadically, if you would like to receive these, please contact us at books@templerarebooks.com

Glossary

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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]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
tipped in
Tipped In is used to describe something which has been glued into a book. Tipped-in items can include photos, book plates,...[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]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[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]

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