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The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Three Volume Set by  John Morley - Hardcover - Reprint - 1903 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Three Volume Set: In Three Volumes, Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

by Morley, John

Condition: Very Good/No jacket


New York: The MacMillan Company, 1903. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. Three volume set with tissue protected frontispiece in first volume and illustrated with black and white plates. Rich brown cloth binding with blindstamped borders on front covers and gilt lettering on spines, gilt top edge. Some spotting of covers, light edge wear, light bumping of corners and spine ends, a little scuffing, small nicks and scratches in top edge gilt, spine gilt still bright, interior pages bright and clean, bindings tight.

Average size, measure 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
Multi-volume Set



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reprint
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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]
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. A...[more]
top edge gilt
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Cloth
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