Friday, October 5, 2012
I'm offering up these four L.M. Montgomery books today, each sold separately. All four show some wear and soil, I will describe each in detail below.
"Anne of Avonlea" - Published by The Page Company, stated first impression, September, 1909. Front cover slightly faded, some chipping to the color paste down. Binding is soild, no issues with hinges or gutters. Corners a bit bumped. Edgewear, mostly to bottom and spine. Overall condition is "Good."
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"Anne of the Island" - Published by The Page Company, stated first impression, July, 1915. Discoloration and soil to the bottom inch of the spine, rear cover shows soil as well. Front cover is cleaner, still with some fading and soil. Binding is solid. Corners are mostly square and crisp. Pages clean, no signs of foxing or soil. Overall condition is "Good."
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"Anne's House of Dreams" published by A.L. Burt, 1917 copyright date. Reprint edition. Light soil and wear, binding is nice and tight. Pages are very slightly browned but generally clean. Overall condition is "Good."
"Rainbow Valley" - published by Frederick Stokes (New York), 1919. Early edition, likely first US edition. Large paste down cover illustration has bubbled up in some areas, but is generally holding up well. Front bottom corner bumped. Spine and rear cover show light wear and soil. Binding is holding tight, but shows some wear along the front bottom hinge. Overall condition is "Good."
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