Slight fraying to the spine ends, else the very clean, brown cloth covers have very good, unworn edges. The covers are very well attached. Still bight gilt lettering on the cover, the spine being unlettered. Spotting to the inner covers and the endpapers. The title page and page 17 are detached and have some light edge-chipping. Some other pages and signature groupings are shaky in the binding. 37 pages of text and additional full page illustrations. The pages are generally very clean, with some small brown spots. No inscriptions or bookplates. Bookseller Inventory # 16472
Title: West Point Life, A Poem, Read Before the ...
Publisher: D. Van Nostrand
Publication Date: 1866
Illustrator: Richard Churchill
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: Second Edition.
Book Description Van Nostrand, New York, 1866. First Edition thus (preceded by a 1859 unillustrated first edition of a slightly ddifferent title). 37 leaves printed on rectos, plus 20 plates. 1 vols. Oblong 12mo. Original brown cloth with bevelled edges, title gilt-stamped on front cover. Inscription, else very good, small snag at top of spine 37 leaves printed on rectos, plus 20 plates. 1 vols. Oblong 12mo First Edition thus (preceded by a 1859 unillustrated first edition of a slightly ddifferent title). Seller Inventory # 6454