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Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey

by Irving, Washington

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London: John Murray, 1835. First Edition. Leather bound. Near fine. The true first edition of Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving, published in London in 1835.. Octavo, 290pp. Three-quarter morocco, gilt ruled borders. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Matching marbled paper boards and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. The first English edition, published by John Murray in London. Solid text block, light wear to hinges and rubbing to corners. Faint foxing along edges of leaves. A bright, near fine example. BAL State B with advertisement imprint, no priority established. Includes additional plates and illustrations affixed to blank leaves throughout text. Frontispiece portrait of Irving opposite title page. (BAL 10141). This English edition preceded the first American edition, published in the same year, and often confused with the true first issue.

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Title
Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey
Author
Irving, Washington
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The true first edition of Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving, published in London in 1835.
Format/Binding
Leather bound
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1835
Keywords
first edition Washington Irving, first edition Christmas Washington Irving, first edition Bracebridge Hall

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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
BAL
Bibliography of American Literature (commonly abbreviated as BAL in descriptions) is the quintessential reference work for any...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...
Text Block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book....
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
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...
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....
Leaves
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