The British Essayists Vol XVII, Guardian No 55-122 by Various
1823. 302 pages. Half bound leather with marbled paper covered boards. Vol XVII, Guardian No 55-122. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Cracks to hinges, exposing binding thread. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Occasional dog-eared corners. Brown marks to pastedowns and endpapers. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Leather peeling to corners, edges and spine. Small area of scuffing to both boards. Minimal tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened.