Quo Vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz
592 pages. Quarter bound leather with marbled paper covered boards. French text. Black and white illustrations throughout. Rough-cut pages are heavily tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Cracks to hinges, exposing binding thread. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Water staining to text block edges. Tears and creases to pages. Illustrations are moderately tanned with some foxing. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Leather peeling to edges and joints. Scuffing overall. Book is bowed and forward leaning.