Bound in a prize binding of gilt ruled green leather with title in gilt to label on spine, spine faded, Bradford Grammar School crest in gilt to front board and book plate to front paste down, binding tight, marbled page edges and end papers, profusely illustrated throughout with in text illustrations, contents very clean, a pretty little book. This is the scarce first edition. ; 8vo; 398. pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE BOY'S OWN BOOK OF NATURAL HISTORY - WITH...
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons
Publication Date: 1898
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description George Routledge and Sons Limited, London, 1900. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Near Very Good. Well illustrated with 330 B&W In- Text illustrations. Title Page illustrated with a Lapwing. Handsome contemporary Green Calf Full Leather Binding with 5 Raised Bands to spine. Gilt title on Red Ground in 2nd Compartment and gilt decoration filling the other compartments. Narrow decorative Gilt border to front & back and gilt hatching to edges. Page edges marbled, Marbled endpapers. 377 Pages, 510g, 7 1/2" Tall. Prize Label dated 1904 on endpaper, no other inscriptions. Almost no foxing, pages in very good, clean condition. Slight edge wear to leather (see photo). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 013869