The Alice Birthday Book by Mrs. C. Ferguson-Davie
1885. 278 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed binding thread. Heavy rubbing to gilt tanning to text block edges. Cracking to hinges. Heavy rub-marking and foxing to pastedowns and endpapers. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and heavy crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean, with heavy tanning overall. Some dents around edges. Water marks to front board.