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Wanted: A Chaperon, with Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy by  Paul Leicester Ford - First edition - 1902 - from David W. Bowers Books (SKU: 122)

Wanted: A Chaperon, with Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy

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Wanted: A Chaperon, with Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy

by Ford, Paul Leicester

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Near Fine
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Very hard to find First Edition of this work in half red Morroco over marbled boards. Usually found in green decorated cloth boards. Gilt stamped titles and spine decoration. Top of pages gilt. Inside pastedowns and flyleaves also marbled. Six full page illustrations protected by tissue guards. Not paginated. Previous owners' signature and stamp on the first plain flyleaf, otherwise clean and unmarked internals. Except for slight shelfwear and scuffing of cover edges, in fine condition. Binding is square and tight.


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Wanted: A Chaperon, with Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy
Ford, Paul Leicester
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Used - Near Fine
First edition
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published

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Marbled boards
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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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First Edition
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