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Author Name    Johnson, Cuthbert

Title   On Guano as a Fertilizer

Binding   Decorative Boards

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Presumed First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London, England James Ridgway 1843

Seller ID   007562

Presumed first [and only?] edition. Printed by Cox and Baylis, London. Technically ex library but a non-circulating reference book, and with no ex library markings, apart from a handsome bookplate. Perhaps originally issued unbound. Now bound in late 19th or early 20th century binding of tan half-buckram with handsome marbled paper hardboards. With simple gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean and presentable binding. The text block firmly bound in. 8.25 x 5.25 inches. With 44 numbered pages but note that the pages are also numbered, in a neat ink hand in the upper corner of each page, 201-244. Moderate age toning to most of the pages. A bookplate of the Cleveland Garden Center is affixed to the front pastedown. Else a clean copy. Rated a Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition.

Price = 111.00 USD


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