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Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud by  and Charles T. White  Lizbeth Bullock Humphrey - Hardcover - 1877 - from DuBois Rare Books (SKU: 004276)

Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud

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Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud

by Knox, William, Lizbeth Bullock Humphrey, and Charles T. White

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About This Item

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1877. Hardcover. Very Good +. 16 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 19 cm. Squarish 8vo. Hardcover. Publisher's original green cloth over bevel edged boards, lettered in gilt to spine; decorations to front cover with title in debossed green lettering on black background bordered in gilt. Book Condition: wear to extremities with pinspots of scuffing to both covers, sun toned spine, lettering dulled. Bright and fresh gilt decorations on cover, shiny gilt edges all around. Very sound binding, all joints and hinges strong and intact. Book consists of leaves of very heavy stock printed recto only, each leaf featuring an engraving in steel and a portion of verse. The first leaf differs, featuring an engraving in steel only, then followed by title page (w/ copyright printed on verso, the only leaf printed on both sides). A lovely, sound example of this charming piece of Lincolniana. Very Good+ at the least. designs by L.B. Humphrey ; engraved by John Andrew & Son.

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Bookseller
DuBois Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004276
Title
Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud
Author
Knox, William, Lizbeth Bullock Humphrey, and Charles T. White
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lee and Shepard
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1877

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
spine
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Cloth
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verso
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gilt
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edges
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