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The Token by SG Goodrich - Hardcover - 1831 - from CraigsClassics (SKU: 1488)

The Token

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The Token: A Christmas and New Year's Present

by SG Goodrich

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

This is an antique, leather-bound copy of "THE TOKEN" - A Christmas and New Year's Present. 1831; Gray and Bowen; Boston. Edited by S.G. Goodrich. Illustrated with 11 full-page engravings. Gilt all edges. The book contains poems and stories of fiction and non-fiction from a variety of contributors - here are a few examples (please see the photos for the complete list of contents):
* The Mysteries of Life
* American Scenery
* The Haunted Quack
* Lake Superior
* Religion of the Sea
* The New England Village
* The Indian's Burial of His Child
* The Blind Mother
* The Alchemist
* Oriental Mysticism
* The Shadow

Some rubbing of the leather covers; light corner wear; small, dark stain at the top edge of the spine. Tight binding. Crack at the front of the book between the frontispiece portrait and opposing half title page. The half title page and title page are attached at the top half but separated from the spine at the bottom half. The pages are mostly clean with no writing, tears or stains found; some sporadic light foxing (though heavier on the illustrated plates). Bright gilt on all edges of the text block.


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CraigsClassics US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
The Token
SG Goodrich
Book condition
Used - Good+
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Gray and Bowen
Place of Publication
Date published
the token, christmas new years present, the gift, fiction, non-fiction, poems, poetry, literature, sg goodrich
Bookseller catalogs
Literature / Fiction; Poetry;

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About the Seller


Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2018
Hudson, New Hampshire
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About CraigsClassics

My store offers a curated selection of antiquarian books in a variety of topics with an emphasis on classic literature and children's classics. I take pride in providing great customer service with prompt replies to offers and inquiries, careful packaging and next-day shipping. Based in scenic southern New Hampshire.


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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]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
text block
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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]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
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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