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The Boy's King Arthur by Sidney Lanier - Hardcover - 1903 - from The World of Rare Books and

The Boy's King Arthur

by Sidney Lanier

Condition: Acceptable

Charles Scribner Sons, 1903. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1903. 403 pages. No dust jacket. Decorative burgundy cloth. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Pages are mostly clean overall, with moderate tanning throughout. Heavy cracking to hinges, causing boards to be loose. Cracks to guttering, causing pages to become loose. Title page is detached, but still present. Some annotations and marginalia throughout. Thumb-marking present throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Boards have slight edge wear with corner bumping. Visible tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened.
  • Bookseller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1567110159DPB
  • Title: The Boy's King Arthur
  • Author: Sidney Lanier
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Acceptable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner Sons
  • Date published: 1903


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title page
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