Ainsworth, William Harrison
Title [Salesman's Dummy] Historical Romances of William Harrison Ainsworth
Binding Flexible leather
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Publisher Philadelphia George Barrie & Sons ca 1900
Seller ID 1402
Black leather boards, not lettered, marbled endpapers, frontispiece and 20 additional illustrated plates, each protected by captioned guards, example text pages, binding sample at rear shows the red cloth, gilt pattern of the books to be produced. Plates mostly dated 1898 or 1899, the set appears to have been issued in 1900. ; 5.5 x 8.5"; Spine a bit worn, long label removed from inside front board, binding cracking between 2 pages at one place, otherwise firm, salesman's label John J. Newbegin of San Francisco at front, Newbegin stamp at front and again at rear, prior owner bookplate (Elizabeth and Lewis Haas).