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The "Bab" Ballads. [With]: More "Bab" Ballads. Much Sound and Little Sense.

by GILBERT, W. S

Condition: Small chips to the original spine of the second volume; scuffed and rubbed at extremities; corner of one blank leaf detached; a


London:: John Camden Hotten; George Routledge and Sons,, 1869 (second volume undated).. full dark blue and maroon crushed morocco, gilt; gilt spines with raised bands, a.e.g.; rebacked retaining original spines.. Small chips to the original spine of the second volume; scuffed and rubbed at extremities; corner of one blank leaf detached; a few short tears at edges. . 12mo,. With Illustrations by the Author.
  • Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26901
  • Title: The "Bab" Ballads. [With]: More "Bab" Ballads. Much Sound and Little Sense.
  • Author: GILBERT, W. S
  • Format/binding: Full dark blue and maroon crushed morocco, gilt; gilt spines with raised bands, a.e.g.; rebacked retaining original spines.
  • Book condition: Used - Small chips to the original spine of the second volume; scuffed and rubbed at extremities; corner of one blank leaf detached; a
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Camden Hotten; George Routledge and Sons,
  • Place: London:
  • Date published: 1869 (second volume undated).
  • Pages: 2 vols.
  • Size: 12mo,

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rebacked
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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]
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]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
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]
edges
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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]

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