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Books and Readers in Early Modern Britain IV - Catalogue 1393

Books and Readers in Early Modern Britain IV - Catalogue 1393

Condition: Very Good


London, UK: Maggs Bros. Ltd., 2006. Soft cover. Very Good. Subtitle: ""A selection of Books, Manuscripts and Bindings."" Catalogue No. 1393, published in 2006 and for sale by Maggs Bros. Ltd, in London. Soft cover in very good condition. Wraps crisp and bright with a ghost of shelf and edge wear. One-half inch at bottom of front spine shows rubbing, almost through to bottom of paper wraps, but not an actual tear. Glossy papers with color and black and photographs of titles for sale. 221 numbered pages. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted. Almost every item has photograph and at least one page, many more than one page, of detail text about the book. Majority of volumes published in the 1600s, though several are from the 1500s and 1700s. Compiled by Maggs Bros. Ltd., who, as noted on the title page, is ""By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, Purveyors of Rare Books & Manuscripts: Maggs Bros. Ltd., London.""
  • Bookseller: Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: M002893
  • Title: Books and Readers in Early Modern Britain IV - Catalogue 1393
  • Format/binding: Soft cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Maggs Bros. Ltd.
  • Place: London, UK
  • Date published: 2006
  • Keywords: CATALOGUE BOOKS AND READERS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books & Reading;
  • Subjects: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General;


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title page
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text block
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spine
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rubbing
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