CLOUDED IN MYSTERY, by M. A. A. B. - 1874 fiction
Clouded in Mystery
by M. A. A. B.
A beautiful ancient edition of the novel about two brothers. 393 pages. 5 x 7.5 inches.
Beautiful colored pastedowns. Three advertisement pages at end of volume.
Published by: H. N. McKinney & CO., Philadelphia, PA. 1874.
Hardback is overall in GOOD+ condition.
- Bright blue covers have lovely blind-tooled title and decorations, in bright gilt on front.
- Boards show some pronounced fading, staining and rubbing and considerable wear all over covers.
- Corners and edges are rubbed with exposed boards. (See photos)
- Spine shows some severe toning, rubbing and shelf wear with chipped ends.
- Writing and decorations in bright gilt on spine.
- Binding is loosening at gutter between some pages and hinges are cracked. (See photos)
- Brown pastedowns show minimal signs of wear.
- Front pastedown exhibits number written in red near upper edge with some fading.
- Interior is very gently age-toned with some marginal stains on some pages (14-15) and foxing along gutter between some pages (20-21). (See photos)
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Inside pages display nice black & white decorations at beginning and end of chapters.
- Text block edges are moderately age-toned with some light staining on lower and fore edge and darkening on upper edge.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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