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Bracebridge Hall by Washington Irving - Hardcover - 1877 - from Madden Books and Biblio.com

Bracebridge Hall

by Washington Irving

Condition: Very Good/No DJ


2nd edition thus. Signed binding. Dark green calico-texture cloth over boards, front cover and spine gilt-stamped with pictorial scene with seated woman under tree and floral designs; all edges gilt; dark brown end papers; tissue-guarded frontispiece; tan and black pictorial title page; binder's diamond shape ticket on rear pastedown at inner corner 'Bound by | Burn | & Co'. Bright, clean covers and spine (no edge wear); tightly bound; frontis tissue somewhat age darkened; frontispiece and title page slightly age darkened at edges; clean interior with slight age darkening at page edges. Over 100 illustrations by Caldecott. 12mo, 284 pp.



  • Bookseller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: M00460
  • Title: Bracebridge Hall
  • Author: Washington Irving
  • Illustrator:R. Caldecott
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: CALDECOTT, ILLUSTRATORS, BINDINGS, SIGNED, TICKETED
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;



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spine
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12mo
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Cloth
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