Hamilton, Cosmo - Dukes Son
A 1914 reprint of a title first published in 1905, still retaining its jacket. Issued in Heinemann's 7d novel series.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing a touch of bruising to the edges and corners. The spine is clean and unfaded. It is lightly chipped and scuffed at the ends. The back panel is sound, showing wear and the occasional tiny nick to the edges and corners. Well preserved. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, bright and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are gently toned with age. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is - the front board hinge is very slightly cracked. There are no previous ownership inscriptions - there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. A great copy in a protected wrapper.
Book Condition: Very Good ++ Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Heineman 1914