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Dr John DORAN; Robert W Lowe (Ed.)
THEIR MAJESTIES' SERVANTS. ANNALS OF THE ENGLISH STAGE FROM THOMAS BETTERTON TO EDMUND KEAN
London: John C Nimmo. Description: London: John C. Nimmo, 1888. With fifty copperplate portraits and eighty wood engravings.Not the limited edition set. In three volumes. London: John C. Nimmo, 1888. Bound in full leather by Tour with the binders mark on the front paste down in gilt on the leather. Three large octavo volumes (9 7/8 x 6 5/16 inches; 251 x 161 mm.). Engraved frontispieces and plates and wood-engraved text illustrations, extra illustrated with 180 plus plates, mainly engraved portraits, fine crushed crimson morocco gilt binding by Tout & Sons, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, re-cased. Extra-illustrated books are published texts that have been made into a unique copy by a former owner through the permanent addition of prints, autographs, letters, etc. Typically, the additions are mounted on additional leaves, and the book is rebound to accommodate its increased thickness. Extra illustrations primarily serve as visual and verbal annotations to a text rather than decoration: the extra-illustrator identifies significant people, places, and things mentioned in the book (even if only mentioned in passing), collects related material, and adds it in the appropriate spot. Wood-engraved tail-piece vignettes. Original spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The original spines laid down on new (repaired) leather spines to each volume. A very good set. Condition Report Externally Spine repaired very good condition. Joints repaired very good condition. Corners good condition repaired or worn and bumpe … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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