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Sir Gibbie: A Novel by  George MacDonald - First Edition - 1879 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 161127003)

Sir Gibbie: A Novel

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Sir Gibbie: A Novel

by MacDonald, George

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, cloth issue. (Apparently issued alongside a more common wrappered issue. Shaberman 64.) 210, (6) pp. Original dark purple cloth with gilt spine lettering. Very Good+ condition. Faint tidemark on upper corner of terminals. Former owner's bookplate on front paste down. Light, easily-erasable pencil inscription on first blank page from 1904 detailing this copy's ownership history; owner's small stamp on page facing title page. Small slit to paste down along gutter. Text clean. A nice copy that presents well.

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bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
161127003
Title
Sir Gibbie: A Novel
Author
MacDonald, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J.B. Lippincott
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1879
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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... [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]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]

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