The Welcome Volume XII by Various
1885. 826 pages. Half bound leather with blue cloth covered boards. Black and white illustrations throughout. Contains No. 466 - 517. Volume XII. Pages are moderately tanned with notable foxing throughout. Front free endpaper ripped out. Cracks to hinges, exposing netting. Cracks to guttering, causing pages to become loose. Occasional dog-eared corners. Thumb-marking present throughout. Noticeable tears and creases to pages. More prominent to rear endpapers. Some annotations throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Leather peeling to corners, edges and spine. Visible tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Small area of loss to rear panel and edges. White marks and scratches to all surfaces.