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The Gretna-Green Bolt-a, or, Young Ladies Man-ual by  Arthur O'Bradley - First Edition - 1853 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004434)

The Gretna-Green Bolt-a, or, Young Ladies Man-ual

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The Gretna-Green Bolt-a, or, Young Ladies Man-ual

by O'Bradley, Arthur

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  • First
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Paris & London: Ackermann & Galignani, 1853. Oblong 8vo, handsome crimson crushed levant morocco by Morrell, gilt-tooled spine; both covers with a gilt double fillet border and corner ornament of hearts, cupid's bows and arrows and leafy sprays; front cover gilt-;ettered. Marbled paste-downs and endpapers, inner dentelles gilt. In custom red cloth clamshell box.. Binding in fine condition. Armorial bookplate of Sir William A. H. Bass, noted race-horse owner and leather bookplate of Cortland Bishop . Color lithograph from original wrapper laid down and mounted, repeating the color lithograph frontispiece. Foxing to frontispiece depicting pursuit of eloping couple. Prose and verse printed on pink paper. Gretna Green is a village in Scotland famous for run-away weddings, following the old coaching route from London to Edinburgh. Scarce first edition with interesting provenance of this light-hearted piece of manners and morals. Abbey, Life, 408. Levant Morocco By Morrell. Very Good. Illus. by Henry Alken, manner of. Oblong 8vo.


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The Gretna-Green Bolt-a, or, Young Ladies Man-ual
O'Bradley, Arthur
Henry Alken, manner of
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Ackermann & Galignani
Place of Publication
Paris & London
Date published
Binding, Alken, Sir William Bass, English Life, Matrimonial , Weddings, Horses, Color Plate, Cortland Bishop, Race Horses
Oblong 8vo

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clamshell box
A protective box designed for storing and preserving a bound book or loose sheets. A clamshell box is hinged on one side, with...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
First Edition
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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
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