The Steam House (Part I) The Demon of Cawnpore by Jules Verne.
Published by ARCO Publications with Bernard Hanison London 1959. 8vo. Weight : 0.270kg net. Condition : Quite good.
The Steam House (Part I) The Demon of Cawnpore by Jules Verne, published by ARCO Publications and Bernard Hanison London 1959. Printed in Great Britain by Clarke, Doble & Brendon Ltd., Oakfield Press, Cattedown, Plymouth. Set in ten point Baskerville. 8vo 170 medium duty pages.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. No DJ. The black linen front board is marked to face with damage to top rh corner 10mm x 10mm. Bottom corner bumped. Slight wear to edges. The back board is similar with light bumps to corners. Spine is quite good but with damage at 20mm down from the top lh corner 3-1mm wide. Blank front e/p has marking and some foxing. pp's blank with light foxing and title, verso list of The Fitzroy Edition of Jules Verne volumes published at this time. Title page follows with full details and facing frontisplate black and white gloss engraving. The pages are generally clean and undamaged except for p96-p100 which has some staining and similar staining on the mid fore-edge. At the end one pp is missing . The paste-down and back e/p have handscript in biro and pencil on the upper half. See the photos below. The binding is quite tight and fully intact except for the aforementioned.