Leather Binding, Original Source, Scarce, Signed Binding. This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed. Presenting this beautifully bound book, bound by noted London-based bookbinder Thomas De La Rue, in partnership with Samuel Cornish and William Rock.In full decorative red morocco, signed by the binders to the tail of the spine. The pages are unused throughout, except for a small handwritten poem, undated.
Handsomely bound in full morocco binding by De La Rue and Cornish & Rock, signed to the tail of the spine. Externally, smart and bright, with some rubbing to the joints and extremities. Internally, front joint has failed and the interior of the spine is exposed.Some staining to the pastedowns and endpapers, and evidence of some of the pages having been amateurly removed. A handwritten poem to one of the pages, otherwise remaining pages are clean. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear.
Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will.
Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair.
Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described. Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques.This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "the-mad-librarian" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United States.