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Author Name    McAlpine, Prof. Frank

Title   Treasures from the Prose World. With Biographical Sketches

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Reprint.

Publisher   Chicago & Philadelphia Elliot & Beezley 1886

Seller ID   002389

Chicago & Philadelphia: Elliot & Beezley, 1886. First published in1883; this is a Very Good (minus) copy of a Salesman's Sample. The book was "sold by subscription only," so it contains sample pages from the published book; a prospectus page offering several choices in binding, and ruled notebook pages for the salesman to record any orders (these are currently blank). The binding is black leather, decoratively stamped, with gilt lettering on the front cover. Frontis portrait of the Professor; illustrated with engravings of selected authors. The rear paste-down has a cloth option affixed. This copy has rubbing at the edges and chipping on the spine, but when new must have presented an attractive item to the prospective customer. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Reprint.. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Salesman's Dummy.

Price = 65.00 USD

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