Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. - Artist's Edition, Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings on Wood, from Original Designs

By: Irving, Washington [as Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman]

Price: $95.00

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Full original morocco, 5 raised spine bands, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on front cover and spine panel, dentilled inner edges, text block edges in gilt, marbled endpapers. Later printing, with prefatory Publisher's Note dated Aug. 1864. Light rubbing, some exposure and/or rounding at corners. Leather along front joint is split, but joint is firm. 504 pp., 120 engravings. Interior shows modest soiling/foxing to a few early and latter leaves, otherwise mostly clean, with slight, scattered soiling. Lacks rear flyleaf. Period inscription in pencil on front blank, short closed tear along binding edge of half-title. A relatively scarce edition, handsomely illustrated.

Title: Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. - Artist's Edition, Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings on Wood, from Original Designs

Author Name: Irving, Washington [as Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman]

Categories: Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts, Imprints & Bindings,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott and Co.: 1863

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: N/A

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 040075