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The Nebuly Coat

by John Meade Falkner

(Edward Arnold - First Edition, Second Printing 1903)

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Summary:

First Edition, second printing of this novel by the author of "Moonfleet". First published in 1902 and reprinted here for the first time the following year (still with the mis-spelling of "anxiety" on the penultimate line of page 242).

Ex-Durham University Library with their bookplate on the front pastedown and the light remains of a library sheet on the rear free endpaper plus very occasional small circular library stamps.

Description:

Hardback, 12mo (approx 7.5 inches / 19.5 cm tall), 372 pages with a sixteen page publisher's catalogue at the rear.

Book Condition - Good:

Moderate general wear and soiling to the original illustrated boards and spine (tiny cloth splits / fraying to spine extremities, one inch / 2cm joint split adjoining the rear board), securely bound with hinges fully intact and text block sound, no previous ownership inscriptions, moderate to significant browning / foxing to the endpapers and text block edges (bottom edge untrimmed), one inch / 2cm closed tear to the fore-edge of page 225 (no loss), very occasional light internal foxing / soiling, overall internally Good on lightly browned paper in a very clean and clear condition.

Dust Jacket Condition - No Dust Jacket

 

The Nebuly Coat by John Meade Falkner (Edward Arnold - First Edition, Second Printing 1903)

Somer Books Limited, Midsomer Norton, Bath, England