The History of Madame Roland: With Engravings
by Jacob Abbott
- Very Good-
Plano, Texas, United States
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About This Item
The 1854 edition of Jacob Abbott's The History of Madame Roland, part of the Abbott's Histories series. Red cloth, blindstamped on both front and back. Gilt on spine. Famed full-color frontispiece is intact, as is tipped-in protective tissue. All eight B&W engravings are intact, including frontispiece. (Plate on page 97 has a deckled bottom edge.)
Spine is discolored and darker than rest of jacket, with slight wear on heel and top. Pages are age tanned and have small stains. Two of the pages are uncut.
All four endpapers are significantly discolored with a black waxy substance (see photos), something like crayon.
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- The History of Madame Roland
- Jacob Abbott
- Book Condition
- Used - Very Good-
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- Harper & Brothers, Publishers
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- abbott's histories, 1854
- Bookseller catalogs
- PWK Nonfiction; Abbott's Histories; Women's History;
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- Age Tanned
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