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One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected, Embellished with Two Hundred and Eighty Engravings on Wood by  James Northcote - First Edition - 1828 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007730)

One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected, Embellished with Two Hundred and Eighty Engravings on Wood

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One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected, Embellished with Two Hundred and Eighty Engravings on Wood

by Northcote, James

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

London: Geo. Lawford , 1828. First Edition, 1828. Handsomely bound in unsigned contemporary half polished calf over marbled boards, two black morocco labels and elaborate gilt tooling to spine, marbled end papers. Illustrated with 280 wood engravings. The illustrations were first devised by the author, then drawn by William Harvey, and then engraved on wood by John Johnson at the Apollo Press. Very Good, period prior owner name dated 1828 front end page,spine evenly sunned, 3 small rubs front cover bottom corner, small rubs at tips, scattered light toning throughout. . First Edition. Half Calf Over Marbled Boards. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007730
Title
One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected, Embellished with Two Hundred and Eighty Engravings on Wood
Author
Northcote, James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Geo. Lawford
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1828
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Fine Bindings;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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Dale Steffey Books

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[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]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[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]
Marbled boards
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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...[more]

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