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MY LIFE AS AN ANGLER by  William HENDERSON - Signed - 1879 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 85316)

MY LIFE AS AN ANGLER

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MY LIFE AS AN ANGLER

by HENDERSON, William

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1879. HENDERSON, William. MY LIFE AS AN ANGLER. London: W. Stachell, Peyton & Co., 1879. First trade edition, signed by the author beneath Woodburytype frontispiece portrait of same. xvi, 312 pp. 8vo., dark green cloth stamped in gilt, black and blind, with angling vignette on front cover; t.e.g.. Beveled boards with light rubbing, minor corner wear. Gilt bright. Front hinge starting. A few small spots of wear to Woodburytype, with the crackling texture often seen in this process. 67 b/w woodcuts in the text by Edmund Evans after various artists. Text clean and tight. Preceded by a privately printed edition in 1876. Quite a pleasing copy.

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Boston Book Company US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
85316
Title
MY LIFE AS AN ANGLER
Author
HENDERSON, William
Book condition
Used
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Date Published
1879

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [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]
vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ... [More]
beveled
Beveled edges, or beveled boards, describe a technique of binding in which the edges of book boards have been cut into slanted... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.

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