Signed by Publisher New York, 1883. Quarto, publisher's cloth, 501 pp. No. 187 of 250 copies, signed by the publishers and dated Nov. 5, 1883. A nicely illustrated limited edition. Very good plus condition with light normal wear and some light intermittent foxing, old price in pencil on front pastedown. Wear to label at spine. Binding strong, contents bright. A nice copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Essays of Elia. Islington Edition.
Publisher: G.P. Putnam
Publication Date: 1883
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1883. No Binding. Condition: Good. Illustrated By R. Swain Gifford, James D. Smillie, Charles A. Platt,F. S. Church (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 501 Pp. Disbound, Lacking Covers, Pages Securely Held By Cords Etc., Ready For Rebinding With New Covers. Pages Fine, No Wear, No Names Or Marks. Seller Inventory # 031351
Book Description G P PUTNAMS SONS, 1883. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. 501 pp; Spine label worn and soiled, cloth binding has some minor edge wear at the ends else very nice and clean, book block tight and clean, a really attractive book, Islington edition limited to 275 copies signed by the publisher. ; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 181910
Book Description G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1883. Hardcover. Condition: very good Plus. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Copyright date is 1883, This volume is a limited edition number 149 of 250 copies, signed and dated by the publisher. The volume is adorned with a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece of Lamb as well as numerous other tissue-guarded plates throughout of which there is a list. The essays in the collection first began appearing in The London Magazine in 1820 and continued to 1825. Lamb's essays were very popular and were printed in many subsequent editions throughout the nineteenth century. Charles Lamb was an English essayist, best known for his "Essays of Elia" and for the children's book "Tales from Shakespeare," which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 0004506