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Genoa the Superb: The City of Columbus

Johnson, Virginia W.

Published by Estes and Lauriat, Boston, 1892
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Conditin: Very Good +. ix, 298 pp, publisher's note, introduction, list of 20 tissue protected illustrations, I. A Bird from Over the Seas; II. A Genoese Balcony; III. The Echo of a Great Bell; IV. In a Deserted Sanctuary; V. An Old Watch-Tower; VI. On Board the Yacht Reverie; VII. A Mediterranean Sea-Shell. The Root: VIII. The Bronze Tablet; IX. A Tiger Lily; X. An Idyl; XI. "What's In a Name; XII. A Church Lamp. The Stem: XIII. A Fruit From the Colonies; The Arab in the Gate; An Heirloom; A Branch of Coral; Concerning Fish; XIV. The Royal Asphodel; XV. A Carrier Pigeon; XVI. The Venetial Prisoner; XVII. The First Doge. The Flower: XVIII. Daughter of Genoa; XIX. Saint George; XX. A Air-Circle; XXI. A Pinch of Salt; XXII. Grandfather's Waistcoat; XXIII. The Death Ship. The Fruit: XXIV. A Beacon Light; XXV. In a Picture Gallery; XXVI. The Note of a Violin; XXVII. The Launching of the Boat; index. First Edition, 1892. "It is not vouchsafed to every wayfarer to launch forth boldly on the Mediterranean Sea in quest of remote lands of the Orient. Some there are, indeed, who hug the shore timidly in preference, after the manner of the earliest navigators of these limpid, blue waters. If any of the latter class are contented to furl sail with the approachof night, and the danger of being misled by clouds and darkness, and drop anchor in the harbor of Genoa, he will find himself in on of the richest centres the world has to offer even to his most casual inspection." from the Introduction. Red book-cloth jacket with slightly faded spine, partial faintly faded front panel, and lightly frayed top and bottom spine edges. Inked inscription on ffep. Lightly foxed top edge boards, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Cream cloth with embossed decorative gilt floral motif panel at top of front board, blue bordered decorative panel bottom 2/3rds with gilt and red coat of arms and blue lettering, gilt decorative motif and blue lettering to spine, gilt top text block edge, and red ribbon page marker. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003992

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Title: Genoa the Superb: The City of Columbus

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good + +

Edition: First Edition.

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