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Essays on Petrarch by  Ugo Foscolo - First Edition - 1823 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008038)

Essays on Petrarch

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Essays on Petrarch

by Foscolo, Ugo

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued
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London: John Murray, 1823. Bound in contemporary half black pebbled morocco over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, period bookplate front paste down. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at ends of joints and corners, toning to end paper edges and scattered toning first signature. (8), 325 pp. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Details

Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008038
Title
Essays on Petrarch
Author
Foscolo, Ugo
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1823
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover ...[more]
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...[more]
Marbled boards
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]

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