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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; Vol. 46, 1839

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; Vol. 46, 1839

Condition: Acceptable/No Dust Jacket

Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K./London: William Blackwood & Sons/T. Cadell, Strand, 1839. Ex-academic library journal in original binding. No dust jacket. Old half mid brown leather over marbled boards. Noticeable signs of wear. Spine is missing. Boards are still holding by threads. Front board is lightly bowed. Boards have scrapes, discoloration, rubbed edges and abrasions. Leading corners of boards are bumped and rubbed. Page block head is tanned. Bookplate on front pastedown. Ink library stamps on FEP and in the volume. Library plate residue on BEP. Pages are intact. Age spotting to pastedowns and endpapers. Small light waterstain through upper leading corners of early pages. Signature penned on contents pages. Occasional foxing on pages. Readable throughout. T. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.


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