The Courtship Of Miles Standish by Henry Wordsworth Longfellow
1908. Reprinted. 153 pages. No dust jacket. Blue illustrated cloth boards with gilt lettering. Colour illustrated frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Howard Chandler Christy. Hinges are slightly cracked with exposed netting. Slight crinkling to paper at gutter. Clean pages and illustrations with light tanning to text block edges. Binding is firm throughout with minor thumb-marking. Heavier tanning to free endpapers. Pen inscription to front free endpaper. Pencil markings to front free endpaper. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Slight crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is bright and clear. Book has a slight forward lean.