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The Man from Blankley's and Other Sketches

by F. Anstey

Condition: Good/No Jacket


London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. 2nd edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 542 8vo. With 25 illustrations by J. Bernard Partridge. Decorative paper on boards, quarter faux vellum, gilt decoration and titles. Condition notes: Boards very rubbed at edges, bumped at corners, covers grubby. Internally, end papers somewhat chipped and creased, binding strained in one or two places, but book otherwise clean and sound.

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gilt
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