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Robert Pollok Illustrations by Birket Foster, etc.
THE COURSE OF TIME A POEM BY ROBERT POLOK, A.M. A New Edition With Illustrations by Birket Foster, Etc. And MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR [Fine Binding with a Fore-Edge Painting Of A Golfer and Illustrations by Birket Foster]
London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1869, New Edition. Fine green leather binding with lavish gilt decoration to the spine, front and rear boards, gilt titles and 5 raised bands to the spine. This volume contains 10 Books. A fine fore-edge painting of a golfer (“The Course”?) to the for gilt page edges. xxiv, 297pp Approximately 6 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles, 5 raised bands separating 6 compartments, 5 of which are lavishly decorated in gilt. Joints – good condition – sound, gently rubbed. Corners – good condition – gently bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – green leather with lavish decorative gilt border to the front and rear, the outer edges of the boards are also decorated in gilt. Page edges – good condition – all gilt, there is a fore-edge painting of a golfer. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – poor condition – sound. Paste downs – good condition – plain with inner gilt dentelles. End papers – good condition – plain, internal end papers are lightly tanned and foxed. Title – good condition – lightly tanned with some very minor fox marks. Pages – good condition – b/w sketched frontispiece, a number of b/w illustrations throughout the text, lightly tanned with minor foxing. Binding – good condition – an attractive copy. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1869 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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