Les Miserables: Cosette, Vol. One by Victor Hugo
1903. 258 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Volume I. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Rough-cut pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Cracks to hinges, exposing netting. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Substantial area of loss to fore edge of page 73. Text is not affected. Plates are moderately tanned with some foxing. 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 overall. Book is bowed and backward leaning.