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HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE (4 Volumes, complete) Translated from the French by H. Van Laun by H.A. Taine - Hardcover - 1877 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 2010)

HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE (4 Volumes, complete) Translated from the French by H. Van Laun

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HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE (4 Volumes, complete) Translated from the French by H. Van Laun

by H.A. Taine

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Very Good
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1877. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- xvi + 433 pages. Vol. 2- xii + 447 pages. Vol. 3- xiv + 462 pages. Vol. 4- xviii + 476 pages. 6 x 8 1/4 in. Tan half calf binding on spine and corners with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spines, edges of text block and end papers marbled. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: wear to covers and spines heavier at corners, marbled boards lightly worn, top edge of text block darkened, pages very lightly yellowed towards edges, binding tight, each volume with a book plate of David B. Ogden- Vol. 4- with two. Vol.1- heavier wear to corners esp. bottom front corner, nick to top edge of text block. Vol. 2- front top corner a bit more worn. Vol. 4- spine missing 1/2 of leather label reading "Taine", front top corner a bit more worn.

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Bookseller
Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2010
Title
HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE (4 Volumes, complete) Translated from the French by H. Van Laun
Author
H.A. Taine
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1877
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Andre Strong Bookseller

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Blue Hill, Maine
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About Andre Strong Bookseller

I buy collections of books from estates in Downeast Maine and in France. We now have 2 used book stores open year round located at 33 water st Blue Hill Me. Red Gap Books (used books) & Andre Strong Bookseller (Antiquarian)

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Marbled boards
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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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]
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]
e.p.
The double leaves bound into a book at the front and rear after ...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[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]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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