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The Poetical Works of Joseph Addison; Gay's Fables and Somerville's Chase by  Gay and Somerville Addison - Hardcover - Edition Unstated - 1859 - from Bygone Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Poetical Works of Joseph Addison; Gay's Fables and Somerville's Chase

by Addison, Gay and Somerville

Condition: Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


James Nichol, Edinburgh, 1859. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xxxiii, 386 pp. Light tan leather binding with gilt frame to boards and detailed gilt tooling to spines. Spine in 6 compartments with green leather title label. Marbled end papers with matching edges. Boards lightly worn and scuffed and rounded off at corners and ends of spine. Owner gift inscription dated 1861. Light foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean and bright and appear unread. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry; Fine Binding; Britain/UK; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 19148..
  • Bookseller: Bygone Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19148
  • Title: The Poetical Works of Joseph Addison; Gay's Fables and Somerville's Chase
  • Author: Addison, Gay and Somerville
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Edition Unstated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: BZDB37 NOISBN Poetry; Fine Binding; Britain/UK; Antiquarian & Rare.
  • Bookseller catalogs: POETRY;
  • Subjects: POETRY / General;


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