The Human Boy by Eden Phillpotts
1899. 272 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed binding thread. Heavy tanning to text block edges. Light cracking to hinges, causing boards to be loose. Moderate tanning and foxing to pastedowns and endpapers, with pencil inscriptions to front. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean, with heavy tanning overall. Boards are slightly bowed.