Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher New York Macmillan 1886
Seller ID 000103
New York: Macmillan, 1886. First Edition, first printing. Dark blue cloth hardcover, with gilt title and decoration on spine, with no dust jacket. Dark blue endpapers. Measures 5-1/4" x 7-3/4" tall. 370 pp. with 6 pages of vintage advertisements in the back. Full contents listing of included works. No index in back present. A first edition, first printing book of poetry - a 'new and complete edition, in one volume', including most to all of Arnold's work to that point (published two years before his death). Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Board corners bumped and rubbed. Head and tail of spine rubbed. Front cover shows a bit of rubbing. Rear endpaper removed, and paste-down endpaper (inside rear cover) has some tear damage from removed endpaper. Rear gutter appears starting. Front gutter and inner contents tight. Inner endpapers and title pages show foxing. No interior writing present. Book tight and complete. Not ex-library.