London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, no date [circa 1880s]. [Literary Reference] FINELY BOUND, a revised edition. Octavo (21 x 17cm), pp. iv; 708 . Fairly small print in two columns. Contemporary black full calf for Merchiston Castle School, with raised bands, gilt titles to orange label, further gilt decoration to spine, and a gilt school motif to upper. All edges and endpapers marbled. School prize plate to front pastedown, dated 1888. Another personal bookplate to fly-leaf. Text-block slightly warped and tobacco-scented. Spine sunned, with light rubbing and scratching to boards. Very good. A dictionary of authors, titles of books and poems, and famous phrases. First published in 1877. Item #57543
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