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HOGG, James
The Suicide's Grave : Being the Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
J Shiells & Co., 1895. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG-. STUART, R Easton. 1st Complete Uncensored Edition. 13.5 x 19.5cm green cloth boards with dark green titles and decoration to the front and gilt titles to the spine, (x) 266pp, with 7 photogravure illustrations by R Easton Stuart. There is cockling to the front board and spine. The spine itself is somewhat toned with dulling to the gilt titles. There is rubbing to the spine tips, edges and corners with a 1.5 cm split in the cloth at the top of the rear joint and a 2mm hole in the cloth further down the same joint. There are two pin holes in the cloth at the head of the spine and one larger 0.5 cm loss of cloth by the rear joint. The foot of the spine has a 0.4 cm hole. Internally, the book has no name, inscription or book plate. There is toning to the endpapers and very light toning to the page margins. A very scarce 1st uncensored printing of Hogg's anonymous 1824 novel virtually ignored at the time and now regarded as his greatest work. Rainford & Parris Books welcomes enquiries, so please do not hesitate to ask if you require further images or have any questions. All books are packaged with great care.
Bookseller: Rainford and Parris Books - PBFA [United Kingdom]
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