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The Legends and Stories of Ireland, To Which is Added Illustrations of National Proverbs and Irish Sketches (The Works of Samuel Lover)

by Samuel Lover

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Hardcover. Ex library. The Legends and Stories of Ireland, To Which is Added Illustrations of National Proverbs and Irish Sketches (The Works of Samuel Lover), New York: The Atheneum Society, date not stated, 277 plus 280 pages (two titles in one volume). Half morocco stamped in blind and gilt, fingernail-sized chip top spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, soil/dark toning other edges, library stamps, labels etc, tears noted margins of a couple pages, reading copy with light tanning, sound binding.



  • Bookseller: Upper Village Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 594
  • Title: The Legends and Stories of Ireland, To Which is Added Illustrations of National Proverbs and Irish Sketches (The Works of Samuel Lover)
  • Author: Samuel Lover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Athenaeum Society
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: n.d.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ireland;


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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]
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gilt
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top edge gilt
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Marbled boards
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spine
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