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STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE

STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE

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STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE

by HEARN, Lafcadio

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Small stain to the margins of several pages. Front hinge with some cracking, as often the case, but still tight. Slight rubbing
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Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Small stain to the margins of several pages. Front hinge with some cracking, as often the case, but still tight. Slight rubbing and soiling to covers, gilt on spine still bright. Near Fine housed in a Very Good half morocco slipcase with rubbing to the raised bands and spine tips of the slipcase. Stories Reconstructed from the Anvari-Soheill, Baital, Pachisi, Mahabharata, Pantchatantra, Gulistan, Talmud, Kalewala, etc. Blue-green cloth with decorations and lettering stamped in black and gilt. BAL 7912. First issue of author's first book, preceded by a translation. Housed in a half green morocco slipcase with matching green cloth chemise.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
011661
Title
STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE
Author
HEARN, Lafcadio
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Small stain to the margins of several pages. Front hinge with some cracking, as often the case, but still tight. Slight rubbing
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
James R. Osgood & Co.
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1884
Weight
0.00
Keywords
First Book, Lafcadio Hearn, 19th Century American Literature, 19th Century Literature, Southern Literature
Bookseller catalogs
19th Century American Literature; First Book; 19th Century Literature; Southern Literature;

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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
BAL
Bibliography of American Literature (commonly abbreviated as BAL in descriptions) is the quintessential reference work for any...
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...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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....
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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...
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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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