Bug Jargal by Victor Hugo
1903. 300 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Rough-cut pages are moderately tanned with visible foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper and pastedowns. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Fraying to spine edges. Black marks with water staining to all surfaces. Book has a slight forward lean.