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HELEN'S BABIES by John Habberton - Hardcover - 1876 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-472)

HELEN'S BABIES

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HELEN'S BABIES: With Some Account of Their Ways Innocent, Crafty, Angelic, Impish, Witching, and Repulsive. By Their Latest Victim.

by John Habberton

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  • hardcover
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[JOHN HABBERTON]. HELEN'S BABIES. WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THEIR WAYS INNOCENT, CRAFTY, ANGELIC, IMPISH, WITCHING, AND REPULSIVE. BY THEIR LATEST VICTIM. Loring, Publisher, Boston, 1876. First Edition, early printing. Condition: Good / Fair. In original green cloth, with the original Victorian decorative cloth covers, tooled illustrations and type, black and gilt type with gilt decorations on front cover, spine. Previous owner's inscriptions and stamp to endpapers with shelf wear, mild soiling to covers, rubbing to edge extremities, corners, spine ends, hinges starting, large chip to lower left of cover and tail of spine typical of vintage books of this age, a scarce book in any condition. Pages are generally clean and binding tight. Classic 19th Century fiction, rare collectible. 206 [6] pages 8vo.

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Bookseller
Astro Trader Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1000-472
Title
HELEN'S BABIES
Author
John Habberton
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Loring
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1876
Keywords
John Habberton
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; Children's and YA (Young Adult);
Size
8vo

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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....[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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