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Binding, Fine -Bayntun)  CHIVALRY

Binding, Fine -Bayntun) CHIVALRY

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Binding, Fine -Bayntun) CHIVALRY

by Gautier, Leon; Translated by Henry Frith

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1891. RARE First Edition in English, finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half crimson morocco over marbled boards, spine with five harp decorations with gilt borders, marbled end pages, all edges gilt. xii, 499 pp., with fifty-seven wood engraved illustrations (including frontispiece and 23 plates). Near Fine, spine sunned, light rubbing to marbled boards, internally clean and bright. Gautier's classic work on chivalry, in which he set out the "Ten Commandments of Chivalry", of course hundreds of years after the time of medieval chivalry. "Thou shalt be everywhere and always the champion of the Right and the Good against Injustice and Evil". . First Edition. Half Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
007675
Title
Binding, Fine -Bayntun) CHIVALRY
Author
Gautier, Leon; Translated by Henry Frith
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
George Routledge & Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1891
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; World History; Fine Bindings;

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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Marbled boards
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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...
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...
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...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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....
Sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
Jacket
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Fine
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