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The Diverting History of John Gilpin

£8.99

Product description

Title: The Diverting History of John Gilpin
Author / Illustrator: Robert Seaver
Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.

Hardback. No dust jacket. Patterned cloth binding with illustration and title pasted onto the front cover.
Item in fair condition. Cloth binding slightly yellowed with age with age, significant fading to the spine area, and some staining to the front. Some rubbing on the edges of boards, particularly the corners where the boards are exposed on the top corners and bent inwards on the bottom corners. Flyleaves and pastedowns were doodled and written on by previous owner in pencil: this has been rubbed out but is still partially visible, there are also some faint inks stains minor marks and some foxing on these pages. Inside pages intact and in good condition.

Narrative poem telling the story of the Gilpin family's attempts to leave town for a holiday. The poem is illustrated on each page with delightful woodcuts, drawn and engraved by the author.

Item details

Added value:
Illustrated throughout
Author(s):
Seaver, Robert
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
4.5" x 6"
Edition:
1906 (First Edition)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Archibald Constable & Co.
Title:
The Diverting History of John Gilpin

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About this item

Title: The Diverting History of John Gilpin
Author / Illustrator: Robert Seaver
Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.

Hardback. No dust jacket. Patterned cloth binding with illustration and title pasted onto the front cover.
Item in fair condition. Cloth binding slightly yellowed with age with age, significant fading to the spine area, and some staining to the front. Some rubbing on the edges of boards, particularly the corners where the boards are exposed on the top corners and bent inwards on the bottom corners. Flyleaves and pastedowns were doodled and written on by previous owner in pencil: this has been rubbed out but is still partially visible, there are also some faint inks stains minor marks and some foxing on these pages. Inside pages intact and in good condition.

Narrative poem telling the story of the Gilpin family's attempts to leave town for a holiday. The poem is illustrated on each page with delightful woodcuts, drawn and engraved by the author.

Added value:
Illustrated throughout
Author(s):
Seaver, Robert
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
4.5" x 6"
Edition:
1906 (First Edition)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
Archibald Constable & Co.
Title:
The Diverting History of John Gilpin

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