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Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together] by  John Macgowan - Hardcover - 1853 - from Classic Books and Ephemera (SKU: 007985)

Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together]

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Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together]

by Macgowan, John

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Mountain Valley, Va: Andrew Hess & Henry A. Showalter, 1853. Hardcover. Fair. Printed at the Office of Joseph Funk & Sons. 336 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; black leather label with gilt-tooled title in second compartment. Green label on front fixed endpaper: "From Joseph Funk & Sons Cheap Printing and Binding Establishment." This appears to be the only work every published by Andrew Hess and Henry A. Showalter. The two volumes are paginated continuously and bound together. Very scarce. In Fair Condition: both boards are detached but present; loss of some leather on front board; title page is detached but present with loss along gutter, which results in minor loss from text on title page verso (To the Reader) but not from the title page itself; old repair holding back free endpaper to back board; old dampstain along lower page edges; foxing and occasional staining.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
007985
Title
Infernal Conference: or Dialogues of Devils, by the Listener [2 volumes bound together]
Author
Macgowan, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Andrew Hess & Henry A. Showalter
Place of Publication
Mountain Valley, Va
Date Published
1853
Bookseller catalogs
Religion & Philosophy;
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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]
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 the... [More]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [More]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]

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