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  • hardcover
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London - James Hogg and Sons, 1862 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Gilt embossed cloth binding with plates by HK Browne and engraved by the Dalziel brothers including frontispiece ! Contains history to various people and places including William Congreve, Beau Nash, Philip Wharton, Philip Dormer Stanhope and others. The authors, Grace and Philip Wharton, are the pseudonyms of Katherine (Byerley) Thomson (1792-1862) and John Cockburn Thomson (1834-1860). Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. There is some wear to the extremities including some partial loss to the top and bottom of the spine, and some slight fading to the spine. Internally the book is clean and bright throughout apart from the odd handling mark..

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Bookseller
Rooke Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
020997
Title
The
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London - James Hogg and Sons
Date published
1862

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Books are sent on approval and may be returned in like condition for any reason within 14 days of receipt. Responsibility of return to be with the purchaser.

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Rooke Books

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About Rooke Books

Welcome to Rooke Books Antiquarian BooksellerWe are a small team dedicated to bringing you very scarce books at reasonable prices. We specialise in rare and hard to come by works on all subjects over the last 500 years, together with modern first editions and decorative sets and bindings. Our library has something for every interest and specialism. We deliver worldwide using a fully tracked and insured courier delivery service. Where are We?Based in the literary city of Bath, our offices are housed in the Eastern Dispensary. Built in 1845, the building originally existed as a charitable institution providing medical care.The building now houses our collection of over twenty thousand books and has five full time members of staff.

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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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]

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