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GUY MANNERING; OR, THE ASTROLOGER [ CT 3 VOLS] by [Walter Scott] - Hardcover - Third Edition - 1815 - from poor mans books and Biblio.com

GUY MANNERING; OR, THE ASTROLOGER [ CT 3 VOLS]

by [Walter Scott]

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Edinburg: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Et Al. Good with no dust jacket. 1815. Third Edition. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Early half calf, worn, foxed. Paper loss to lower part of half title in vol I. Owner's bookplate, three owners signatures, one crossed out. .


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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
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...[more]
bookplate
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jacket
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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
12mo
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