The House of De Mailly, a Romance

Potter, Margaret Horton

Published by Harper & Bros, New York and London, 1901
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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This extremely attractive 468 page treasure, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. Said binding being Green boards with gilt titling, blind-stamped upper board decoration. Extremely lightly bumped upper board corners and spine head and tail edges; otherwise the boards and spine are quite nice. All contents, including the frontispiece and tissue, are clean and very securely bound in this remarkably well-preserved copy. Numerous illustrated plates plus intriguing epilogue. Potter, always the consummate author looks alternately dispassionately and passionately at all sides of this controversially chosen subject matter, and we at Hirschfield Galleries hope that only those who similarly read and contemplate with an objective mind would yearn to become the next caretaker of this seminalogic work. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007272

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Title: The House of De Mailly, a Romance

Publisher: Harper & Bros, New York and London

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Ornate Green Cloth w Gilt

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

Edition: First Edition Indicated

Book Type: Passionate Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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