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The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives by The Hon. George Agar Ellis - First Edition - 1826 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007708)

The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives

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The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives

by The Hon. George Agar Ellis

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: John Murray, 1826. First Edition, 1826. Bound in half polished calf over marbled boards. back ornately gilt, ribbon marker, later plain beige end papers. with SCARCE handwritten errata slip tipped at p. 105, reading "p. 105, l. 2 from 6 m. for Carrosa read Canopa". Very Good, a small scrape to calf rear cover, dampstains bottom margins unaffecting text, which is quite clean. An attractive copy. The source for the Alexander Dumas novel "The Man in the Iron Mask". . First Edition. Half Calf Over Marbled Boards. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007708
Title
The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives
Author
The Hon. George Agar Ellis
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1826
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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errata
Errata: aka Errata Slip A piece of paper either laid in to the book correcting errors found in the printed text after being...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[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]
Marbled boards
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First Edition
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