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A MAN OF MARK

A MAN OF MARK

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A MAN OF MARK

by Hope, Anthony

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  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Very Good/No Dust Jacket
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About This Item

London: Remington & Co Publishers, 1890. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. pp. [vi], 270. Original grey cloth binding with black lettering and decoration to the front board, gilt lettering to the spine, a little general wear and some rubbing to extremities and joints, a couple of pin-prick holes to the front joint, cloth a little marked. Contents clean and tight, original patterned end papers to both front and back, somewhat browned also affecting the half-title page, paper to front hinge partially cracked but expertly repaired, contemporary pencil name and address to head of half-title page. A very good copy. A very scarce book - the first edition of the first novel of Anthony Hope (Hawkins) and paid for by Hope. He writes of it in his autobiography "I had already published one novel - on commission, at my own expense; it cost me fifty pounds, and the royalties amounted to thirteen" Few copies seem to have survived and Copac only list two British libraires with copies..

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Bookseller
Loe Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
013248
Title
A MAN OF MARK
Author
Hope, Anthony
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Remington & Co Publishers
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1890
Size
8vo
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction - General; First & Early Editions; Featured Books;

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Gilt
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...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...

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