Light purple covers with blind stamped decorations, gold title and decorations on spine, light scuffing, fading, particularly over spine and along cover edges. Meeting Library name and bookplate inside front cover. Pages browned, light foxing, dark area between two pages (looks like a popsicle stick was used as a bookmark), tissue over the two illustrations browned, damp stain to bottom corner of first ten pages and last ten or so pages of text, plus the fourteen pages of ads and the end free pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Mark Barnett, The Cripple; or, West ...
Publisher: Henry Hoyt
Publication Date: 1864
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1864. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Blue wave-grain cloth over boards; blind stamped on covers with multi-rule frame with fleur de lis spandrels enclosing pointed oval around scrollwork centerpiece'; gilt stamped titles and filigree design on spine; pale yellow end papers; tissue-guarded frontispiece; two color title page. Clean, lightly scuffed covers and spine; slight rubbing wear at fore edges and spine ends; tightly bound; contemporary ink initials on front free end paper; clean interior with some foxing. Publisher's adverts at rear. One interior illustration is tissue-guarded; one is not. Cf, OCLC #78719353. 16mo, 226 + 14 pp adverts; illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 15818