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Poems and Letters by  Thomas; Preface by Horace Walpole Gray - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1879 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007998)

Poems and Letters

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Poems and Letters

by Gray, Thomas; Preface by Horace Walpole

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London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1879. 4 albumen photographic prints: the frontispiece reproducing a painted portrait of Gray, the other three are oval prints of Eton. "Mr. Thomas Gray. By the Hon. Horace Walpole", pages xiii-xvi., xvi, 415 pages. Signed contemporary binding by Riviere and Son of polished dark brown calf, the back with ornate gilt floral decorations and red morocco label gilt, covers with double gilt rules bordering narrow band of gilt floral decorations, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Very Good Plus, 1" scrape to calf front cover, light rubbing, front joint just starting to show wear. moderate spotting to end papers and at pages with photographic prints, prior owner name in pencil front end page. . Second Edition. Polished Calf. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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Poems and Letters
Gray, Thomas; Preface by Horace Walpole
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Second Edition
Printed at the Chiswick Press
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Date published
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Poetry; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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About Dale Steffey Books

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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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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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