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The Wonderful and the Beautiful ; or, Apples of Gold in Vessels of Silver by H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss - 1st Edition - 1857 - from Quaker House Books (SKU: 001286)

The Wonderful and the Beautiful ; or, Apples of Gold in Vessels of Silver

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The Wonderful and the Beautiful ; or, Apples of Gold in Vessels of Silver

by H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Philadelphia: H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, 1857. First Edition. Good copy. No jacket. In dark blue cloth covers with a design on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Eight original illustrations by Stephens with onion skin covers. Unmarked pages. Bumping and fraying of head and tail of spine, corners,and edges.Three inch split on back edge of spine. Glue residue on front cover. Pictures upon request.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Quaker House Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001286
Title
The Wonderful and the Beautiful ; or, Apples of Gold in Vessels of Silver
Author
H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1857
Keywords
FICTION, SHORT STORIES
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction, Short Stories;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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Quaker House Books

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Catawissa, Pennsylvania
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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[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]
tail
The heel of the spine.
First Edition
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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
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]
Cloth
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