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Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.. 1882

Slightly better than good condition. 41st year. The strange stories of tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, ploughboy, thief. Red decorated cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. 8 colour plates plus 12 b/w plates. Colour title page. 279 pages plus 12 page of adverts at rear. All edges gilt.

Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is faded. Some light marks to covers. Front and rear joint and some hinges cracked. Large inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Browning to prelims and some page edges. Foxing to prelims, book list pages, some page edges and plate edges. 1 colour plate is MISSING. Two colour plates have ragged edges and may have been re-inserted. Couple of tissue guards missing.

Stock no. 1404761

Price £18.00

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