Lion Jack : A Story of Perilous Adventures Among Wild Men

Barnum, P. T. ( Phineas Taylor )

Published by Hurst & Co. / Platt & Nourse, 1904
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** SCARCE ** NEAR FINE CONDITION ** HARDCOVER ** NO DUSTJACKET ** PICTORIAL BOARDS ** COLLECTIBLE ** NOT A LIBRARY BOOK ** Published by Hurst & Co. and Platt & Nourse, 1904. Title page states Platt & Nourse, spine reads Hurst & Co. NOTE: The photos you can access with this listing are of the actual book you will be sent; please examine them closely as they provide the best indication of condition. With 380 pages and full-page frontispiece drawing of Barnum, a lion, a snake, and a spear, among other things. The book is in sturdy cloth-covered pictorial boards with a terrific, vivid drawing on the front in yellow and black of a fierce-looking lion standing on its hind legs ready to attack a hunter with his rifle shouldered ready to shoot. The book has no significant flaws, is quite well-preserved, shows only very brief, extremely occasional, quite minor signs of use or age (pages are moderately age-toned, slight bit of darkening to the cloth at the top and bottom of spine from age). The book is exceptionally clean and stain-free, and the exterior boards are especially fresh and bright. The book is square and straight, extremely firm and tight in its binding, no pages loose or missing. The hinges are sound, the corners sharp and unbumped. The pages, although age-toned, are clean and stain-free, and all text remains sharp and legible. There is no writing, underlining, highlighting or markings of any kind in the book. The cloth binding shows virtually no wear, no tears, no fraying, no rubbed or worn spots. The artwork on the front of the book and on the spine remains vibrant and intact, quite Fine, unrubbed and undamaged in any way. A great collectible copy of a book with wonderful cover art. Buy with confidence, professional booksellers for 35 years, selling books online since 1995. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Lion Jack : A Story of Perilous Adventures ...
Publisher: Hurst & Co. / Platt & Nourse
Publication Date: 1904
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine

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Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891.
Published by ReInk Books (2017)
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 153533278

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