First edition bound in blue cloth with gilt pictorial knight and angel s design on the front board and a soldier design in gilt on the spine. All of the page edges are gilt. Eight color and many black and white plates by Henry J. Ford. Pictorial endpapers in blue. A VG+ copy. The binding is clean. Light rubbing to the angels design on the front boa rd. The spine design and lettering are good. Rubs/frays at the outer c orners and spine tips. Inside is clean and tight. All of the tissue gu ards on the color plates are present. An attractive book. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Book of Romance
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Publication Date: 1902
Book Condition: VG+
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Longmans, Green and Co., London/NY, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: G. Reissue. 1929 edition bound in green cloth with a gilt pictorial knight and dra gon design on the front board and floral designs on the spine. Eight c olor and many black and white plates by Henry J. Ford. 8vo size,384pp. A Good copy. The spine tips and corners are rubbed and frayed. The ed ges of the front board are rubbed and frayed. Moderate soiling to the cover. The spine is tanned. There is a tear along the gutter of the fr ont hinge exposing the sewing underneath. The spine is starting to pul l away from the text block at the upper 2" and the front cover is wobb ly. Former owner's name is stamped twice on the front fly. Content is otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Color plates are all in fine cond ition. Seller Inventory # 56378
Book Description Dodo Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Ill. Seller Inventory # DADAX1406549274
Book Description Longmans, Green, and Co 1903 , New York, 1903. Second Edition. 8vo., 384 pp., G; blue cloth boards, spine faded greenish-blue (text legible), gilt lettering and illustration to spine, gilt illustration to front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping and fraying to corners of boards; cracked hinge to front and back board, boards shaken, binding intact; age-toning to pictorial endpapers and throughout interior, text legible, very occasional marginalia in pencil; sticker from previous bookseller to bottom right-hand corner of front paste-down at gutter; chipping to top margin of bfep; signed by previous owner in pencil to recto of first blank page; contains many black and white illustrations by Ford; full-color frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved above case 11. Dupont. Seller Inventory # 9-64-1282063
Book Description Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1905. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Minor wear to the spine edges. Bright gilt dragon & knight on front cover. Gilt on spine as well. Gilt edges all around. This is a very nice copy. Six color illustrations, many black & white. Seller Inventory # 004901
Book Description Longmans, Green and Co, London, New York and Bombay, 1905. Decorative Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. H J Ford (illustrator). 1st Edition. A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original red decorative cloth binding with 8 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by H J Ford. Part of the Fairy Books series edited by Andrew Lang. The binding has a bright gilt illustration to the front board and gilt decoration and titles to the spine. The boards are bright and clean; the spine is sunned with a little pulling top and bottom. All page edges gilt. The decorative endpapers are present and are unmarked. There is a small inscription dated 1908 to the half title page. Contents in very good clean condition. Seller Inventory # 032190