BARNABY RUDGE. A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty.
Chapman & Hall, Limited. London. 1890. Reprint. 8vo. (7.2 x 5 inches). Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf, and dated 1921, in full dark blue calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled and with decorative gilt centre piece. Three burgundy red labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Double gilt ruled border on boards which, unusually have rounded outer corners. Board edges with fine double gilt rules. Inner boards with highly decorative gilt dentelles. Plain blue/grey endpapers. The page edges also rounded. All edges gilt. An unusual fine leather binding, not just because of the rounded outer corners to the pages and boards, but also the inclusion of a binding date, which is stamped in gilt next to the Binder's name inside the front board. A lovely, finely bound copy.
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Book number: 8662
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 227 US$ 253.43 | JP¥ 28140]