By: Montgomery, Walter (ed.)
Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1883
Seller ID: 9529
Binding: Paper Over Boards
Condition: Poor with no dust jacket
Good news, and bad news. The bad first. The book is disbound. The hinges have broken, and the old glue gave-up-the-ghost, leaving the text separate from the loose cloth spine. The boards are soiled, with wear at the edges, but the front is still attracitve. The cloth spine is worn at the ends, and slightly frayed at the top. Now the good news. It is certainly repairable. The signatures are still intact, and just need gluing to the inner spine. I am not a book repair person, so I leave it alone. The interior is at least "very good" with little soiling. Careful glueing would p... View More...