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The Roadmender by Michael Fairless - 1st Edition Thus  - 1920 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

The Roadmender

by Michael Fairless

Condition: Very Good Plus/Very Good


London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, Published by Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society, 1920. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light creasing and a few short tears to edges, loss to head of spine, slight loss to corners and foot of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Full natural grain parchment binding, top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Limited edition of 1025 copies printed in Riccardi Press Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. This is paper copy No. 529. Very slight bowing to boards, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 107
  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1171E012
  • Title: The Roadmender
  • Author: Michael Fairless
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed at the Chiswick Press, Published by Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1920
  • Keywords: Fine_Bindings
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Bindings;
  • Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (16.5 x 23.5 cm)


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