Original 1870 hardback book. 32 pages. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Covers rubbed, corners bumped. Some damage to top and bottom spine. Three previous owners' names present. Inside hinge split at title page. Light spotting present. Offsetting from illustrations. Frontis portrait of Mr. van Winkle is detached, tissue guard mostly missing, worn around edges. Split at p. 27. Wonderful photo and black-and-white illustrations. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Rip van Winkle. A Legend of the Kaatskill ...
Éditeur : NY. G. P. Putnam and Son.
Date d'édition : 1870
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fair
Edition : 5th or later Edition
Description du livre Putnam, 1870. Hardcover. État : Good. First Thus. A VERY GOOD MINUS FIRST OF THE JEFFERSON EDITION. Book. N° de réf. du libraire jr 11/22
Description du livre Henry L. Hinton, for G. P. Putnam & Sons, New York, 1871. Hard Cover. État : Good. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Attractive rendering of Washington's classic tale about a man who fell asleep for twenty years, with four real carbon print photographs by Sarony and additional engravings by famous artists of the day. Attractive Victorian binding with bright green cloth over beveled boards, lettering and decoration in gilt and black, all edges gilt, 32 pages plus plates. The book has some rubbing and light fraying to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block with no loosened pages, some wrinkling and chipping to the tissues protecting the photographs. Pages are clean with some occasional light finger soil and a bit of scattered light foxing, mainly to the pages used to mount the photographs, photos themselves are very good. Personal bookplate on front pastedown, gift notation on preliminary blank, no other markings. N° de réf. du libraire 026233
Description du livre Putnam and Sons, New York, 1870. État : Very Good. 1st thus illustrated. Hardcover. Illustrated by Hoppin, Darley & other artists. 4 photographs in carbon of Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle by Sahony. gilt decorated green covers None. N° de réf. du libraire 175320