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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
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About This Item

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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Bookseller
David W. Bowers Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
122
Title
Wanted: A Chaperon, with Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy
Author
Ford, Paul Leicester
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1902

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Glossary

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Marbled boards
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shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
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...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
edges
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]
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....[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]

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