[Leighton, John, Binding] The Shipwreck
Falconer, WilliamEdinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1858.
First edition thus. 8vo. Blue cloth with striking gilt design stamped on front covers and spine by John Leighton. Illustrated throughout by Birket Foster. A.E.G. Corners bumped, some wear to top of spine. More brilliant gold presence than usually seen for this book. About fine internally. Binding design by John Leighton.
Price: $325.00 Item #151
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