Henry Astbury Leveson " The Old Shekarry: The Camp-Fire
Book Number: 008293
Saunders, Otley and Co London 1868 140mm x 185mm Green cloth has heavy wear ie. bumping and moderate fraying to corners, bumping and tears to foot of spine, bumping/chipping to heah of spine plus a 4cm tear to cloth along edge of spine at top front. Front board has a crack across it 2-4cm from bottom edge. This has caused some wrinkling to the cloth. Correspondingly, the paper on the front pastedown is split. Cloth detached from spine but held in place at rear hinge. Former owners' names to ffep. Light occasional foxing with some heavier spotting to rear endpapers and last page only. Gilt decoration to front board reamains bright. Decoration to spine is somewhat dulled. Pages 113 to 128 are almost detached (held on by one thread). All pages present. Gilt to page edges. Well worth repairing. 191pp plus many pages of 'Opinions of the Press' (reviews) to rear. Very scarce.