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Shirley Brooks of Punch; His Life, Letters, and Diaries by  George Somes (Biography of Shirley Brooks.) Layard - Hardcover - from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 153637)

Shirley Brooks of Punch; His Life, Letters, and Diaries

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Shirley Brooks of Punch; His Life, Letters, and Diaries

by Layard, George Somes (Biography of Shirley Brooks.)

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New York: Henry Holt and Company 1907. (Hardcover) 599pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Top edge gilt, frontispiece, decorative initials, illustrations, index. The cloth at the top and bottom of the spine is worn and lightly frayed, the first and last pages are speckled and toned, and the inner hinges are starting. "Duty and pleasure demand a word of thanks to those who have lent their co-operation in the production of this book. First and foremost must be mentioned Mr. Henry Silver, an early friend and colleague of the subject of this Biography, lacking whose generous contributions this volume would be shorn of a great part of the value which I hope it may possess" - from the Preface. Biography of Shirley Brooks. Book about Punch Magazine. (Biography, Diaries, Illustrators, Letters).


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Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
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Shirley Brooks of Punch; His Life, Letters, and Diaries
Layard, George Somes (Biography of Shirley Brooks.)
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Biography, Diaries, Illustrators, Letters
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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]
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
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]

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