Pearson's Humorous Reciter and Reader by Various
1903. 352 pages. No dust jacket. Pictorial cloth. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed binding thread. Heavy tanning to text block edges. Pages 210, 223 and index ones are detached but still present. Lots of crossing and marginalia, with severe cracking to hinges. Inscriptions and insert to front pastedown and endpaper. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Heavy bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends, causing cloth to fray. Book has noticeable forward lean. Heavy tanning to spine.