Anna Sewell – Black Beauty – First UK Edition 1877

Anna Sewell – Black Beauty – First UK Edition 1877

anna sewell black beauty first uk edition 1877

Anna Sewell – Black Beauty – First UK Edition 1877

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£4,500.00

First edition, first printing, published by Jarrold and Sons in 1877. Carters variant C binding. The book is firmly bound in the publishers brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black. The boards are a little marked with some light repairs to the corners and spine ends. The text block is a little foxed and toned – the gutters show repair – some corners of the pages have been repaired. 247 pages with 8 pages of adverts to the rear. TheC binding was probably the standard trade issue, withA andB being either publishers presentation bindings, or a more expensive deluxe issue. The text block and ads appear to be the same for all three. A presentable copy of a rarity.

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First edition, first printing, published by Jarrold and Sons in 1877. Carters variant C binding. The book is firmly bound in the publishers brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black. The boards are a little marked with some light repairs to the corners and spine ends. The text block is a little foxed and toned – the gutters show repair – some corners of the pages have been repaired. 247 pages with 8 pages of adverts to the rear. TheC binding was probably the standard trade issue, withA andB being either publishers presentation bindings, or a more expensive deluxe issue. The text block and ads appear to be the same for all three. A presentable copy of a rarity.