Life and Times of William E. Gladstone (Salesman’s Dummy Copy), John Clark Ridpath, The Jones Brothers Publishing Co., Cincinnati, 1898.
Hardcover/Leatherbound, Approx. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2″, Fair.
Quarter leather front cover with gilt titles, rear cover is green cloth with gilt tltles and gilt, white, and blind embossed decoration. Significant rubbing and bumping to corners, small tear to head of spine, larger stabilized tear to lower spine. Hinges loose but attached. Moderate foxing to text, final two pages (617/618) and order sheets are detached but present. FFEP has toning from glued in example leather spine, and “25¢” written in red pencil.