The Successful Merchant: Sketches of the Life of Mr Samuel Budgett by William Arthur
1877. 392 pages. No dust jacket. Green pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Finger-marked pages with light tanning and foxing throughout. More moderately to page edges. Some minor dog-eared corners, with noticeable nicks and water drops to text block edges. Creased and cracked guttering with exposed netting. Binding remains firm. Rub marks to rear endpapers. Heavy tanning to spine and board edges. Moderate rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and bumps to scuffed corners. Forward leaning. Water drops to all panels.