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The beauties of Fenelon by  Alfred Howard - Hardcover - nd [1834] - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio638)

The beauties of Fenelon

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The beauties of Fenelon

by Howard, Alfred

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Printed by T. Davison for Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and J. Cumming. London. Glasgow and Dublin. nd. [1834]. 12mo. 211pp. Engraved frontispiece by Charles Heath. Full contemporary green calf, elaborately blind and gilt tooled to spine and boards with stylised acanthus decoration. Inner gilt rondels. Marbled endpapers. Silk bookmark (with transfer to page). Offsetting of plate to title page. Rubbed to extremities.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio638
Title
The beauties of Fenelon
Author
Howard, Alfred
Illustrator
Charles Heath
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by T. Davison for Thomas Tegg, London; R. Griffin, Glasgow and J. Cumming, Dublin
Place of Publication
London
Date published
nd [1834]
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Tiny Treasures; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
12mo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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]
nd
no publisher's date given
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...[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]
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...[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]

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