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LEGEND OF ST. SWITHIN: A RHYME FOR RAINY WEATHER

by Faed, John (illustrator)

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London: Hamilton, Adams and Co, 1861. quarto in leather boards. VG. Book has been rebound. Marbeled endpapers. Edge of textblock is gilt. Leather is flaking off of the boards, especially near top edge of front boards. Corner of boards bumped and rounded. Pencil writing on ffep. Book contains 12 full page color lithographic plates by Scottish painter John Faed. Binding is solid. 19 pp. total. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates]. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.



  • Bookseller: Second Story Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13-64-1187866
  • Title: LEGEND OF ST. SWITHIN: A RHYME FOR RAINY WEATHER
  • Author: Faed, John (illustrator)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hamilton, Adams and Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1861


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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher....[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[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]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the p...[more]
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or paper...[more]

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