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Aquarium (In Fine Condition With The Original Glassine And Signed Author’s Bookplate) by  Harold Acton - First UK Edition - 1923 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: biblio883)

Aquarium (In Fine Condition With The Original Glassine And Signed Author’s Bookplate)

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Aquarium (In Fine Condition With The Original Glassine And Signed Author’s Bookplate)

by Acton, Harold

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

The First UK Printing published by Duckworth in 1923. The BOOK is in near Fine condition being free from inscriptions and erasures. The patterned boards are wonderfully bright. The spine is complete and not toned (This title is usually found with the spine having loss and damage). Some pages remain uncut. Light spotting to the text block and to a few pages in places. The original thin paper glassine WRAPPER is present and is in near Fine condition. It is now protected in the removable Brodart archival cover. Accompanied by a loose 'Ex Libris Harold Acton' bookplate which has been Signed to the upper edge by Harold Acton. He has also written the name of the artist (Karnac Sonna) of the bookplate illustration to the lower edge. The author's scarce first book - a collection of poetry. An amazing survivor in this condition. The nicest copy we have handled to date. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Details

Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio883
Title
Aquarium (In Fine Condition With The Original Glassine And Signed Author’s Bookplate)
Author
Acton, Harold
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duckworth
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1923
Keywords
Acton, Aquarium

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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glassine wrapper
A thin, partially transparent or translucent paper covering often used ...[more]
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...[more]
erasures
Erasures indicates marks where someone has removed bits of text or content from a book. In Book Arts, erasures can also mean a...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
Brodart
Generally used to refer to a clear plastic cover that is sometimes added to the dustjacket or outside covering of a book. The...[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]

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