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Author Name    Whitney, James Lyman

Title   Catalogue of the Spanish Library and of the Portuguese Books Bequeathed by George Ticknor to the Boston Public Library. Together with the Collection of the Spanish and Portuguese Literature in the General Library

Binding   Quarter-leather

Book Condition   Good Plus

Edition   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Boston, MA, U.S.A. Trustees, Boston Public Library 1879

Seller ID   007470

Introductory text in English, with secondary text, i.e., the bibliographic listings, in Spanish and Portuguese, with ancillary notes in English. Printed by Rockwell and Churchill, Boston, MA. Originally bound in paperback format. Rebound December 3, 1898, by the Bindery of the Boston Public Library, in brown morocco quarter leather with marbled paper boards in shades of brown, deep red and bronze. Somewhat faded gilt-stamped lettering and design to the hubbed spine. The leather is worn and rubbed along the gutters and at the spine hubs. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. Some rubbing and scuffing at the head, tail, and corners. Text block firmly bound in. 11 x 7.25 inches. Nicely deckled fore- and bottom page edges. Retains the original, buff-colored front wrapper. With xv and 476 numbered pages. Lacking a portrait frontispiece of George Ticknor. Pages uniformly toned, quite minor. Front FEP and front wrapper with tiny chip along the fore-edge. Rear pastedown with neat ink stamp stating, "B.P.L. Bindery, Dec. 3, 1898." Else a clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy.

Price = 250.00 USD


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