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Chronicles of Golden Friars by  J. S Le Fanu - Hardcover - First edition - 1871 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 16158)

Chronicles of Golden Friars

Chronicles of Golden Friars by  J. S Le Fanu - Hardcover - First edition - 1871 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 16158)

Chronicles of Golden Friars

by Le Fanu, J. S

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  • hardcover
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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo. Original sand-grain violet cloth, gilt titles. Line engraved title pages. Sheridan Le Fanu was unquestionably the Victorian master of ghost and supernatural stories. This collection of tales came to LeFanu at the inn in Golden Friars, Northumberland. The tales are: 'A Strange Adventure in the Life of Miss Laura Mildmay'; 'The Haunted Baronet'; and 'The Bird of Passage'. Spines and parts of the boards sunned, inner hinges of volume 3 neatly repaired, occasional light soil and staining. First editions of Le Fanu are excessively rare. See Wolff, 4009, who says this is 'a book I have seen only once' but didn't own. He was referring to Sadlier's copy. Sadlier, 1372. Wolff, 4009. Housed in a quarter leather clamshell case with boards of victorian cloth similar to that used on the books. SAdlier notes that a reprint was issued in 1896 by Downey & Company in a binding of blue ribbed cloth blocked in blind and gold, and with illustrations.

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Bookseller
Thorn Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16158
Title
Chronicles of Golden Friars
Author
Le Fanu, J. S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Richard Bentley and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1871
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Rare Books;
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All books returnable for any reason within seven days, providing only that they are received in the same condition as shipped. Shipments to an Arizona address must add appropriate sales tax. Libraries billed.

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Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
First Edition
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