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THE OXFORD BOOK OF VICTORIAN VERSE.

THE OXFORD BOOK OF VICTORIAN VERSE.

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THE OXFORD BOOK OF VICTORIAN VERSE.

by QUILLER COUCH. Sir ARTHUR. ; Chooses and Edits

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Oxford at the Clarendon Press. London. 1913. REPRINT of the 1912 first edition. 8vo. (6.9 x 4.6 inches). India paper edition. xvi, 1023pp. A neat five line inscription on the front blank free endpaper, otherwise a clean copy throughout. In a fine early leather binding of half dark blue morocco, bound for Hatchards of Piccadilly. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled and lettered in gilt. Blue cloth on boards. All edges gilt. Blue plain endpapers. Some offsetting to the edge of the endpapers, where the leather has touched the page, and just a hint of rubbing to the extremities, otherwise a near fine, beautifully bound, copy.

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Title
THE OXFORD BOOK OF VICTORIAN VERSE.
Author
QUILLER COUCH. Sir ARTHUR. ; Chooses and Edits
Book Condition
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Oxford at the Clarendon Press. London. 1913
Date Published
1913
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Glossary

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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...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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....
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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...
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...
Reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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