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The Misfortunes of Elphin by  Thomas Love Peacock - First Edition - 1928 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000843)

The Misfortunes of Elphin

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The Misfortunes of Elphin

by Peacock, Thomas Love

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued)
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About This Item

Newtown: The Gregynog Press, 1928. [4], 119pp, [1]. Original buckram backed patterned cloth, title in gilt to spine. Slightly rubbed to extremities, with minor bump to head of lower board, edges of text block very lightly foxed. Internally bright and clean. Limited edition of two hundred and fifty copies, this being copy ninety-five. Harrop 12. First Edition. Quarter Buckram and Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Bray, Horace Walter. 8vo. Limited Edition.

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Details

Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000843
Title
The Misfortunes of Elphin
Author
Peacock, Thomas Love
Illustrator
Bray, Horace Walter
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket (as Issued)
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Gregynog Press
Place of Publication
Newtown
Date published
1928
Keywords
Noisbn, Private Press, Gregynog
Size
8vo

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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]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition 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....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[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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