with six full color plates and seventy-four b/w illustrations in the text. edges stained red. minor wear to the extremities and one plate is loose in the middle else a very good copy. The very handsome Illustrated front cover is very nice and bright. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Swiss Family Robinson: A Translation ...
Publisher: E. P. Dutton
Publication Date: 1899
Book Description E. P. Dutton , 1899. Hardcover. Condition: Collectible: Good. Sturdy copy. No date of publication, but presumably 1899 and a possible first English language edition. Moderate wear to surfaces, edges, and corners. Small split in fabric boards at bottom of spine and bottom right corner of front board. 7 free pages/title page, to page 1, have come loose from binding. Remaining pages are in excellent condition, showing some discoloration due to age, but are clear and readable with lovely illustrations. Pencil markings on first free end paper. Sown binding and glue are holding up exceptionally well aside from first free end papers, title page etc. up to page 1. Text blocks are dyed red by publisher, and show some wear and fading. Overall this is a very attractive and collectible old copy, and is in nice shape, 7 loose pages not withstanding. ZM. Seller Inventory # D7567