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The People of the Mist. by H. Rider Haggard - Signed First Edition - 1894 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 005860)

The People of the Mist.

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The People of the Mist.

by H. Rider Haggard

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Longman's and Company, 1894. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. Arthur Layard Binding . Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1894, Presentation copy, first edition, first state, original blue-green cloth with beveled boards and titled in gilt. Inscription on half-title: "From the 'Author' in remembrance of a short meeting.?.Harmsworth" and followed by a quote from Tennyson. All first state points present (page vi mis-numbered ii and "auctioneers" mis-spelled "auctoineers" on page 1, line 21). 8vo. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Spine slight cocked, ex libris, some foxing; mostly at ends. No dust jacket

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Details

Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005860
Title
The People of the Mist.
Author
H. Rider Haggard
Illustrator
Arthur Layard Binding
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman's and Company
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1894
Pages
343
Keywords
inscribed by the author
Bookseller catalogs
Signed By the Author; Rare and Collectible;
Size
12mo - over 6 - 7\" tall

Terms of Sale

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14 day return guarantee, if an item arrives not described as stated. with full refund after receiving item back, return shipping not included. We will ship priority at our desecration within U.S. Priority only out in continental U.S.

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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over nine years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[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]
beveled
Beveled edges, or beveled boards, describe a technique of binding in which the edges of book boards have been cut into slanted...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[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]
cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...[more]
first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]

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