Historical Mysteries with a Signed Letter from Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman

Lang, Andrew; (Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman)

Published by Smith, Elder, & Co., London, 1904
Condition: VG- Hardcover
From Pensees Bookshop (Charleston, IL, U.S.A.)

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Red boards with gold lettering and cover design. Lightly soiled along the spine and rubbed at the spine tips. Strong hinges. Clean pages with untrimmed (not uncut) page edges. Some foxing on the back of the frontispiece engraving and a little on the sapia paper covering. Just a few foxed spots on the border of the frontis. Affixed on the ffep is a signed letter to previous owner (Ted Peterson) from Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman who sent him the book as a gift. 8 lines concerning his likeness of the book. C. W. C. Oman (1860-1946) was a British military historian and a member of the House of Parliament. He is the author of numerous works including his History of the Peninsular War. Peterson signed his name on the front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # 033118

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Title: Historical Mysteries with a Signed Letter ...

Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co., London

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed Association Copy

Edition: First Printing

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Pensees Bookshop (Est. 1999) is a full service antiquarian bookstore located in the Courthouse Square in Charleston, IL. We have two levels with over 40,000 titles covering virtually all genres with a particular focus on Americana and Western Americana. We also offer book/document restoration services (and in some cases, re-binding) When possible we try to use materials that match the period in which the book was originally created so that the alterations are as non discrete as possible. We are always interested in buying books, historical documents, movie memorabilia and misc. artifacts as well as other items of historical significance such as art, letters, diaries, maps and military-related pieces.

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