449 pp; Bound in dark blue fabric, gilt signature on front cover and gilt decorative motif on spine, both very bright, top foredge also gilt. Previous owner's name and gift dedication (dated 1900) on fly leaf, also a small 1 inch crayon mark on fly leaf. Frontis photo of Ward is nice, still with tissue to protect it. Pages clean and unmarked, many humorour illustrations. A nice, clean, tight and very attractive copy of this period piece. Some age toning of page edges. Gilted spine is bright and attractive. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARD: WITH A ...
Publisher: G. W. Dillingham Co.
Publication Date: 1898
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description G.W. Dillingham, New York, 1901. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Revised edition. 449 pp + illustrations. Original cloth with facsimile signature on front board and attractive gilt decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Signature of previous owner (California newspaper editor and historian W.A. Chalfant) on front free endpaper. Binding slightly shaken, contents clean. No dust jacket. Organized into seven parts: Essays, sketches, and letters, war, stories and romances, to California and return, the London Punch letters, Artemus Ward's panorama, and miscellaneous. Seller Inventory # 1401
Book Description G. W. Carleton & Co., New York, New York, U.S.A., 1885. Hard Cover -. Condition: Fair. Edition and Printing Not Stated. Edition and printing not Stated. Fair, spine slightly darkened, light rubbing at top & bottom of spine, spine lean, pages shaken with several of the illustrations having pulled loose, pen gift inscription on front endpaper, rear inner hinge cracked but solid. A good reading copy. 13.5 x 19cm. hard cover. 348pp. Seller Inventory # 0788317
Book Description G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers, 1883. 3/4 Leather. Condition: Very Good. 3/4 calf skin leather, green marbled boards, endpapers and page edges. Four volumes in one, with a Biographical Sketch by Melville D. Landon, "Eli Perkins." 347 pages. Many humorous illustrations. Bumps, rubs and chips to corners and spine ends. Binding tight and secure. Pages tanned from age, but no writing, underlining or names. Nice copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # G5130