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Antony (Viscount Knebworth) A Record of His Youth (Association Copy) by  The Earl of Lytton - Signed First Edition - 1936 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 003865)

Antony (Viscount Knebworth) A Record of His Youth (Association Copy)

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Antony (Viscount Knebworth) A Record of His Youth (Association Copy)

by Lytton, The Earl of

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. 368pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Book is sound, light wear and slight fading of spine. Laid-in are 3 letters addressed to the book's owner, Alexander William Armour with references to the book about Viscount Knebworth, son of Victor Bulwer-Lytton. Letters are from A.J. Armstrong of Baylor University, Charles Erdman of The Theological Seminary of Princeton, New Jersey, and one letter is unsigned from someone in Greenwich, Connecticut. Two of the three letters are handwritten, and the Erdman lettter is typed and signed and contains a personal note at the end. Contents of the letters are mix of business and personal, mostly of a personal nature. Owner's name and bookplate on front endpapers, another personal handwritten note tipped-in at front. Also laid-in is brochure for the Knebworth House, Herts, the home of Bulwer-Lytton, and the rear panel of the book's dust jacket. A very interesting association copy.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Old Bookshelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003865
Title
Antony (Viscount Knebworth) A Record of His Youth (Association Copy)
Author
Lytton, The Earl of
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1936
Keywords
Bulwer-Lytton
Bookseller catalogs
Biography; Ephemera;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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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]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[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]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
laid-in
"Laid In" indicates that there is something which is included with, but not attached to the book, such as a sheet of paper. The...[more]
Association copy
An association copy is a copy of a book which has been signed and inscribed by the author for a personal friend,...[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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