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London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1901. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London, Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, 1901 (second edition). Quarto, xii, 237 pages with over 400 illustrations plus 48 full-page plates with tissue guards (the illustrations are from photographs by the authors). Original russet cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind; top edge gilt, others uncut; front cover a little marked (apparently from the removal of an adhesive); extremities slightly bumped and rubbed; front inner hinge slightly cracked (but binding sound); an excellent copy.
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- Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers (AU)
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- FERRARS, Max and Bertha
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- Used - Very Good
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- 2nd Edition
- Sampson, Low, Marston and Company
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- top edge gilt
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- The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.