Tales and Adventures


Hunt, James Henry Leigh (1784-1859); William Knight (Preface)


Hunt, James Henry Leigh (1784-1859); William Knight (Preface). Tales and Adventures. London, New York and Melbourne: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., N.D. [Circa 1930’s]. The Evergreen Library Series. pp. xxxv, 388. Small 8vo., measuring 5″ x 7.5″. Light teal cloth over boards, black rules, lettering, and borders to the spine and boards. Black-and-white illustratdd frontispiece. Excepting one very faint, small, and unobtrusive spot to the front board no other detectable flaws to the extremities, faint foxing to the endpapers and foredges, text-block remains overhwhelmingly bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; housed in remarkably well-preserved dustjacket illustrated in colour, showing but a touch of wear to the head of the spine panel, and free of the usual chips, and tears common to older dustjacket (dustjacket now housed in protective mylar cover). Inner panels of the dustjacket lists a variety of other titles in the Evergreen Library Series. Overall, very good+ to near fine. A lovely copy through-and-though, scarce in commerce with dustjacket. Hardcover. (#2856) $85.00