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An Island Garden. by  Celia THAXTER - Hardcover - Signed - 1895 - from Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 83723)

An Island Garden.

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An Island Garden.

by THAXTER, Celia

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Very Good
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About This Item

Boston:: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,. Very Good. 1895. Hardcover. B0195L1IJQ . With color pictures and illuminations by Childe Hassam, including twelve tissue-guarded plates. An early printing. Tipped onto the front paste-down is a single sheet with the author's poem, "Song: A bird upon a rosy bough..." - written in the author's hand and SIGNED. Octavo, bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, top edge gilt. Moderate shelf wear and aging, age darkened/foxed along the spine, two previous owners' book-plates on front paste-down (beneath the tipped sheet), newspaper article announcing a previous owner's wedding affixed to front free endpaper, else very good. Binding is solid. ; 126 pages .

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Bookseller
Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
83723
Title
An Island Garden.
Author
THAXTER, Celia
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,
Place of Publication
Boston:
Date published
1895
Keywords
B0195L1IJQ, GARDENING, MAINE, POETRY, SIGNED
Bookseller catalogs
Gardening and Horticulture;

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB

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About Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB

Booksellers since 1987. ABAA, ILAB, IOBA, and Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers member.

Glossary

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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]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[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]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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