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ASK MAMMA. OR, THE RICHEST COMMONER IN ENGLAND by Robert Smith Surtees | John Leech (Illustrator) - 1858 - from Black Swan Books, Inc. (SKU: 284983)

ASK MAMMA. OR, THE RICHEST COMMONER IN ENGLAND

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ASK MAMMA. OR, THE RICHEST COMMONER IN ENGLAND

by Robert Smith Surtees | John Leech (Illustrator)

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Very Good binding
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. Full Leather. Very Good binding. A copy of Robert Smith Surtees' Ask Mamma. Collates complete against the index, with a color frontispiece, and twelve additional color plates. Bookplate pasted over a previous bookplate on the front pastedown; additional bookplate on the first flyleaf; sunning to the spine. Polished calf with contrasting morocco labels; double rules with stops at the perimeters of the boards; dentelles; top edge gilt. Original cloth binding bound in at the rear. Very Good binding.

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bookseller
Black Swan Books, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
284983
Title
ASK MAMMA. OR, THE RICHEST COMMONER IN ENGLAND
Author
Robert Smith Surtees | John Leech (Illustrator)
Format/binding
Full Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good binding
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Bradbury and Evans
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1858

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Black Swan Books, Inc.

All sales are subject to availability. We make every effort to ship orders within two business days. Virginia residents please add 6.00% sales tax. Library and institutional billing requirements are accommodated. Returns: We accept returns for any reason within seven days of receipt provided we are notified in advance and the book is returned in the condition it was sold. If the book is not represented accurately we will cover return media rate shipping. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 lbs, or 1 kg. Multi-volume sets, heavy and over-sized books may require additional shipping, particularly if shipped internationally. In this event you will be contacted before the order is processed. The above noted exceptions may apply. We make every effort to respond promptly to inquiries (please note that we are not in the shop Monday and Tuesday so we will respond to any inquiries on Wednesday).

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About Black Swan Books, Inc.

Black Swan Books was established in Richmond Virginia in 1996 by Nicholas Cooke. Over 25 years in business we have been in several locations, most recently in a renovated warehouse. While no longer a brick and mortar shop with regular hours we are always happy to welcome visits by appointment. Please call or email us if you want to come by.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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... [More]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the... [More]
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... [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]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]

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