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THE DISCOURSES. Edited and Annotated by Edmund Gosse

THE DISCOURSES. Edited and Annotated by Edmund Gosse

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THE DISCOURSES. Edited and Annotated by Edmund Gosse

by REYNOLDS. Sir JOSHUA

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Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co.. London. 1884. POCKET EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.3 x 4.1 inches). Finely printed, at the Chiswick Press, on hand made paper. Etched portrait frontis by S. H. W. Llewellyn. A very good, bright copy. Finely bound in early twentieth century leather binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for the Los Angeles department store J. W. Robinson Company and with both companies names stamped to the inner front board. Full plum calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and fully decorated in gilt. Gilt decorative border on both boards. Front board with the tile lettered in gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Colour printed floral endpapers. All edges gilt. Previous owners bookplate to the front paste down endpaper. Some rubbing to the edges but overall a very good clean copy in a pretty leather binding which is housed in a floral paper (the same as the endpapers) covered slip-cace.

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Title
THE DISCOURSES. Edited and Annotated by Edmund Gosse
Author
REYNOLDS. Sir JOSHUA
Book Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co.. London. 1884
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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
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...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...

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