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The Rural Life of England by William Howitt, 2nd edn 1840.

£39.99

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The Rural Life of England, by William Howitt. Second Edition, corrected and revised. With illustrations on wood by Bewick and S. Williams. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1840. xxiv, 615 pp, plus catalogue from April 1840.

Green cloth-covered board cover, embossed with decorated front and back. Gilt decoration and title on spine. Pages rough-cut.

Cover scuffed around corners with board showing through on front corner for 2 cm. green cover has turned brown on spine. End-papers appear not to be original, they are yellow-coloured paper, white on reverse side. With bookplate stuck on front paste-down end-paper dated 1909. However, the end-papers look to be more recent than the bookplate. Front end-paper has surface tearing on lower half at spine but is still well-stuck down. A few light spotting marks on pages but otherwise these are clean and unmarked.

Item details

Added value:
2nd edition 1840
Author(s):
Howitt, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 4 cm.
Edition:
2nd edition, 1840
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
615
Publisher:
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans
Title:
The Rural Life of England

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The Rural Life of England, by William Howitt. Second Edition, corrected and revised. With illustrations on wood by Bewick and S. Williams. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1840. xxiv, 615 pp, plus catalogue from April 1840.

Green cloth-covered board cover, embossed with decorated front and back. Gilt decoration and title on spine. Pages rough-cut.

Cover scuffed around corners with board showing through on front corner for 2 cm. green cover has turned brown on spine. End-papers appear not to be original, they are yellow-coloured paper, white on reverse side. With bookplate stuck on front paste-down end-paper dated 1909. However, the end-papers look to be more recent than the bookplate. Front end-paper has surface tearing on lower half at spine but is still well-stuck down. A few light spotting marks on pages but otherwise these are clean and unmarked.

Added value:
2nd edition 1840
Author(s):
Howitt, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 4 cm.
Edition:
2nd edition, 1840
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
615
Publisher:
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans
Title:
The Rural Life of England

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