The Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith : A Selection of the Most Memorable Passages in His Writings and Conversations
Smith, Sydney

London Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1860 First edition Octavo. Wear and light rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to corners of covers. Scuffing, soiling and browning to covers, especially along spine. Gilt lettering and design on spine and front cover is in good condition but obscured by scuffing. bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Rear and front hinges were damaged and repaired with red library tape by previous owner. Inscriptions on front free endpaper and title page (neither by Sydney Smith). Some penciled in notes and figure and rear free endpaper. Few light pencil marks in text. Pages are browned and foxed on edges. 355 pages with index. Fair without dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 9164)

$45.00

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