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The Book of Wonder Voyages.

by JACOBS, Joseph. [Illustrated by J.D. Batten]

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About This Item

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. First American edition. Small quarto, rose cloth, with elaborate pictorial stamping in the art nouveau style, pp. xii, 224. With 25 illustrations by Batten, including a photogravure frontispiece. With a section of notes by Jacobs on the historical basis of these legends and tales. Some pages roughly opened with resultant chips and small tears in the margins of some pages, some dustly thumb-marks to pages, covers are lightly soiled, with fraying and baring at the corner tips, and small frays at the spine ends. A nice copy of a beautifully designed 1890s book..

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Bookseller
Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
09746
Title
The Book of Wonder Voyages.
Author
JACOBS, Joseph. [Illustrated by J.D. Batten]
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. First American edition.
Keywords
EIGHTEEN-NINETIES; VICEDW; 09746
Bookseller catalogs
1890's;

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Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB

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Tamworth, Ontario

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