Davis, Richard Harding
Title ...Our English Cousins.
Edition First Edition [first state, Blanck, 416].
Publisher New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1894.
Illustration: 35 b/w illustrations by various artists most full plate.
Seller ID 002440
Characteristics and social mores of English life at the end of the 19th century, wonderfully presented with text and illustrations.
Red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and decoration. Front board has armorial center-piece in silver gilt surrounded by embossed vines and leaves , titles in stamped gilt on top on smooth cloth.
Bindings firm and square though front free endpage is weak with breaks at joint. Previous owner's name on endpage. Light shelf wear with rubbed top spine band and soil to heal of spine. Text clean, minimal even toning. Minor damp-stain lower heal. 7.5 inches tall. 228 pages.