John Strong: The Boaster and Other Pithy Papers by Old Humphrey
1904. 254 pages. No dust jacket. Decorative blue cloth. Prize plate stuck to front pastedown. Pages are moderately tanned with notable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Noticeable tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Marks and scratches to both boards. Book has a slight forward lean.