Navy blue cloth boards have gilt lettering and emblem on front cover, faded gilt lettering on the spine. Extremities are rubbed, corners and lower extremities moreso. Covers are rubbed and slightly foxed, cloth is bubbled in some places, and there are a few spots on the front cover. Spine is faded, bumped and rubbed at head and foot. Former owner's bookplate appears in the top left corner of the front pastedown. Inscription on the front free endp. as follows, "To Gardner L. Boothe/ Mary G. Powell/ March 1928." Water stain in the bottom half of the gutter throughout the text, lighter towards the back. Two page typed letter by the author, dated April 23, 1928, concerning family and local history, laid in. Binding is sound and tight. Nice copy, quite scarce, digital image available. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The History of Old Alexandria, Virginia/ ...
Publisher: The William Byrd Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 1928
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description William Byrd Press, Richmond VA, 1928. Hardcover. First Edition. 366 pgs. 12 illustrations. Very good- hardcover copy in blue cloth. Previous owner's sticker; front hinge cracking; a couple pages with pencilled checks; previous owner's gift inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 14850
Book Description William Byrd Press, Richmond VA, 1928. Hardcover. First Edition. 366 pgs. 12 illustrations. Very good hardcover copy in blue cloth. Minor corner and edge wear but nice overall. Bookseller Inventory # 13581
Book Description The William Byrd Press, Inc, Richmond, 1928. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. 8vo. 367pp. Frontispiece map sketch. Illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title and Alexandria Corporation seal stamped on front cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Inscribed by the author on the right front flyleaf. Bookseller Inventory # 10016
Book Description William Byrd Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Ocatvo. Chipping and small peices missing from DJ. Very Scarce in DJ. Contents: chapters, appendix, authorities, 12 illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 030204