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An Old Sweetheart of Mine

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An Old Sweetheart of Mine

by James Whitcomb Riley

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/No Jacket
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About This Item

Indianapolis, In: Bobbs- Merrill, 1902. Book. Illus. by Howard Chandler Christy. Near Fine. Cloth. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to front and spine with stamped green/orange designs and pictorial paste on. Comes in the publisher issued, well worn decorative cardboard box with red lettering/ illustrated portrait by Howard Chandler Christy. Book itself is NEAR FINE in a well worn GOOD box. Exterior is rich. gilt is bright. edges/tips/spine ends are sharp. Inside is unmarked ( save for a brief gift inscription on FFE dated Christmas 1907), crisp, and tight with minimal toning.Decorative EPs. Decorations by Virginia Keep. Copyright 1902 from the press of Braunworth & Co. Unpaginated. Box is intact with all pieces present but in need of tape supports at all corners, top and bottom. Structurally sound..

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book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
002367
Title
An Old Sweetheart of Mine
Author
James Whitcomb Riley
Illustrator
Howard Chandler Christy
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bobbs- Merrill
Place of Publication
Indianapolis, In
Date Published
1902
Bookseller catalogs
Indiana Authors, Publishers, Topics, & Association;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp... [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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]

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