The Sacred Tenth, or Studies in Tithe-Giving Ancient and Modern Vol I by Henry Lansdell
1906. 352 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Contains black and white illustrated and photographic plates, with folded maps. Volume I. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Cracks to hinges, exposing netting. Cracks to guttering, causing pages to be shaky. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Plates are moderately tanned with some foxing. Thumb-marking present throughout. Folded maps are noticeably tanned with creases on folds. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate sunning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Fraying to spine edges. Heavy water staining with bleaching and black marks overall. Book is bowed and forward leaning.