Garden City: Nelson Doubleday Inc, 1924-1926. Hardcover. Poor to Good-. Item #204219
Twenty-three hardcovers, jackets. Poor to Good-. All volumes with wear to edges and corners; some bumping to corners; rubbing/wear to covers; heavy rubbing/fading to spine and front cover stamping; some soiling/dust staining to covers; wear/rubbing/some scratching to top page edge gilt; pages browned; some soiling to page edges; some wear to head/foot of spine; binding cracked in a couple of places in text block; some slanting to spine; some foxing to page edges. Vol. 1 with binding broken at half-title page and 2nd back endpaper, completely separating text block from covers; half-title page with partial tear to spine edge side and creasing/small closed tears; frontis piece torn out and missing. Vol. 2 with heavy vertical crease to front cover, wrinkling cloth and cracking inside front cover pastedown page; some curling to back cover. Vol. 6 with heavy chip to front cover cloth at top edge; dime size bit of water staining to top edge of pages, does not affect text. Vol. 8 with chip/bump to front cover cloth at bottom edge. Vol. 9 with both hinges broken, separating text block from covers. Vol. 10 with binding broken at back of half-title page, exposing binding mesh and spine edge of text block. Vol. 11 pages 63-66 with vertical crease and small closed tears/chips to edges of pages. Vol. 12 with glue stains to back cover. Vol. 13 with heavy chip to back cover at top edge. Vol. 14 with binding broken at back of half title page, exposing binding mesh and spine edge of text block. Vol. 16 with black soiling to inside front cover and front endpaper; chip/small v tear to fore edge of front endpaper. Vol. 18 with binding broken at 2nd back endpaper, exposing binding mesh and spine side of textblock. Vol. 19 with bindings broken at back of half-title page and 2nd back endpaper, separating text block from covers; 2nd back endpaper with closed tear and creasing to spine edge of page from separation of textblock from binding. Vol. 20 with whitening/water staining to covers; pages 25 - 30 of "The Wind In The Rose-Bush torn out but present; pages 25 - 30 with horizontal crease to pages from being folded so they won't drop from book. Vol. 21 with chunk of pages with dog earring to top fore edge corner of pages. Vol. 22 with binding breaking at back of half-title page and 2nd back endpaper, exposing binding mesh. Vol. 23 with penciled note to front endpaper.
NOTE: some of these books have "Vol _ Part 1" There are no "Part 2" books present in this collection.
Extra postage will be necessary for rushed or international orders due to weight of the set.