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The Temple by George Herbert - Hardcover - 1907 - from Rooke Books (SKU: 023161)

The Temple

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The Temple

by George Herbert

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  • hardcover
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Good
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About This Item

George Bell and Sons, 1907 Book. Good. Hardcover. A limited edition, no. 335 of 350 copies printed for sale in Great Britain. This collection of sacred verse, reprinted here was first published shortly after Herbert's death in 1633. With an engraved portrait of Herbert to frontispiece andtwo colour text throughout. With a note on the origin and history of the text to front, a dedication and a note from the printers to the reader. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities and marks, in particular to spine. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with the odd mark and some spotting, predominantly to frontispiece and surrounding pages. Overall: GOOD.

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Bookseller
Rooke Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
023161
Title
The Temple
Author
George Herbert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Bell and Sons
Date published
1907

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Books are sent on approval and may be returned in like condition for any reason within 14 days of receipt. Responsibility of return to be with the purchaser.

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About Rooke Books

Welcome to Rooke Books Antiquarian BooksellerWe are a small team dedicated to bringing you very scarce books at reasonable prices. We specialise in rare and hard to come by works on all subjects over the last 500 years, together with modern first editions and decorative sets and bindings. Our library has something for every interest and specialism. We deliver worldwide using a fully tracked and insured courier delivery service. Where are We?Based in the literary city of Bath, our offices are housed in the Eastern Dispensary. Built in 1845, the building originally existed as a charitable institution providing medical care.The building now houses our collection of over twenty thousand books and has five full time members of staff.

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hinge
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Cloth
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spine
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