E. Nesbit – The Phoenix and the Carpet – First UK Edition 1904

Nesbit Phoeix Carpet First Edition

E. Nesbit – The Phoenix and the Carpet – First UK Edition 1904

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£475.00

A first edition first printing published by Newnes in 1904. A very good copy with some shaking to the binding. Boards rubbed. Some tears and chips to cloth along joints and along edges of boards. Binding shaken. Split to gutter at rear hinge. Quite heavy foxing. Page edges rubbed. Previous owner’s name and address dated 1904 on front endpaper. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt, red, and light blue illustration on spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. A very rare book in first edition form. 

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A first edition first printing published by Newnes in 1904. A very good copy with some shaking to the binding. Boards rubbed. Some tears and chips to cloth along joints and along edges of boards. Binding shaken. Split to gutter at rear hinge. Quite heavy foxing. Page edges rubbed. Previous owner’s name and address dated 1904 on front endpaper. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt, red, and light blue illustration on spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. A very rare book in first edition form.