The Empresses of Constantinople by Joseph McCabe
1913. First Edition. 341 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with a black and white illustrated frontis and black and white illustrations throughout. Ex libris plate to front pastedown. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Pencil inscriptions to front endpaper and visible foxing and tanning to text block edges. There is cracks to guttering with exposed netting and both hinges are cracked with exposed netting as well. Visible water damage to pastedowns. Boards have visible rubbing and heavy bumping to corners. Fair crushing to spine ends and splitting to joints as well.