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Saint Ronan's Well by  Sir Walter Scott - 1st thus - 1898 - from Adelaide Booksellers (SKU: BIB305989)

Saint Ronan's Well

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Saint Ronan's Well

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. 1898. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Bound in half-leather with gilt and raised bands to spine and marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Discolouration to a section of the leather spine. Some mild rubbing to edges. Paper at front hinge a little cracked but binding solid. Black & white frontispiece with tissue-guard intact. Includes Notes, Glossary and Index. 492 pages The Victoria Edition Australasian Issue. First published in 1823. . 1st thus. Hardback.

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Bookseller
Adelaide Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller's Inventory #
BIB305989
Title
Saint Ronan&#39;s Well
Author
Scott, Sir Walter
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used -
Edition
1st thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Robertson & Co
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Date Published
1898
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Adelaide Booksellers

Antiquarian and Secondhand Bookseller. Member ANZAAB.Founded in 1979, Adelaide Booksellers is one of Adelaide's oldest and most respected secondhand and antiquarian booksellers. Members of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers [ANZAAB]. Has Adelaide's most comprehensive selection of book on military history. Also a very good range of Australiana books, Childrens's Books, Art and History books.Something for every budget. Now primarily an online/telephone seller but open to the public by arrangement.

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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... [More]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
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... [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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Marbled boards
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1st thus
This indicates that this is not the first appearance of a book in print, but that this is the first appearance in a... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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... [More]

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