PLEASE NOTE: IN SOME PICTURES THERE MIGHT BE YELLOW OR WHITE LINES OR SPOTS... THESE ARE "NOT" DAMAGES AND ONLY LIGHT REFLECTIONS FROM THE CAMERA FLASH OR MY LIGHTING.
6.75" tall x 4.5" wide and 1 1/8 thick and is 467 numbered pages. ITEM DESCRIPTION: INTERNATIONAL BUYERS WELCOME.
THIS BOOK IS A NICE LITTLE TREASURE! This is a rare 1863 book that is 156 Years Old making it about mid civil war era. I've had this book for decades.
This contains Evangeline, The Golden Legend, Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish. This book has gold leaf on the top page ends. Front and Back Hard board covers is impressed logo (LONGFELLOW POEMS 1863) in gold and has nice linear edging around outer edges also in gold. Back also has same impressed logo and edging but gold has faded.The are 467 pages total and see table of contents pages for contents. Please read CONDITION SECTION BELOW FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ON CONDITION. CONDITION: PLEASE SEE ALL PICTURES.
Considering this book is 156 years old (middle of civil war era) book is in good condition. Front and back board covers have age fading and some spotting including the spine.
Top and bottom cloth spine shows wear. The inside first page has a small rip about 1.25 long (see picture). WEAR ON TOP AND BOTTOM SPINE, CURVED INWARD CORNERS. SOME DISCOLORATION OR SPOTTING AND FADING OF HARD BOARD COVERS. 1.25 LONG TEAR ON FIRST INSIDE BLANK PAGE (SEE PIC).
SOME TYPICAL AGE FOXING ON RANDOM PAGES BUT MINIMAL FOR AGE AND I NOTICED AN EDGE SPOTTING OF PAGES 135 to 144 ABOUT 1.75" LONG AND 1/4" WIDEST ON RIGHT EDGE OF PAGES (probably was water spot). ALSO PAGES 54/55 SPOTTING FROM A SMALL PRESSED FLOWER FORMERLY REMOVED. A FEW OLD TURNED DOWN PAGES BUT HAVE BEEN PRESSED DOWN ALSO OWNERS NAME ON INSIDE COVER FIRST PAGE IN INK AND ANOTHER OWNER'S NAME IN PENCIL ON TOP RIGHT HAND CORNER OF TITLE PAGE; OVERALL STILL IN GOOD CONDITION AND VERY READABLE. In the very unlikely event you receive an item and there is something significant that I may have overlooked, please contact me immediately upon receipt of item.ALSO Please read all the description and view all pictures as I spend a lot of my time to photograph, clean and properly describe all items to the best of my knowledge. Thank you and good luck! WE HAVE A 4 STEP QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS TO CHECK EACH ITEM FOR CRACKS, CHIPS AND BREAKS OR DAMAGES. WE CHECK AGAIN FOR CRACKS, CHIPS AND BREAKS WHEN WE CLEAN IT. WE LOOK AGAIN FOR CHIPS, CRACKS AND BREAKS WHEN WE PICTURE IT. THE CHANCE OF US MISSING ANY ISSUE IS EXTREMELY RARE. I strive for top quality and if there are any noteworthy flaws, issues or problems with the item, I describe and state so under the listing description. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "levueparis777" and is located in this country: US.
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