The Oratorios of Handel by Percy M Young
1949. First Edition. 244 pages. Brown dust jacket over red cloth. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Pages are mostly clean overall, with moderate tanning throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Plates are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Boards have slight edge wear with corner bumping. Mild tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Book has a slight forward lean. Unclipped jacket. Panels have moderate edge wear with chips, tears and creasing. Visible tanning to spine. Small area of loss to edges. Black marks overall.