Recollections of a Society Clairvoyant, by Anonymous, 1911.
Published by Eveleigh Nash, London, Second Edition. 1911. Dimensions : 228mm x 148mm x 35mm. Weight : 0.580kg net. Condition : Quite good.
Recollections of a Society Clairvoyant by Anonymous, published by Eveleigh Nash, Fawside House, London, printed by Ballantyne & Company Ltd, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London, 1911. First Edition published January 1911, this edition, Second Edition published January 1911. Dimensions : 228mm x 148mm x 35mm.
8vo, 206 numbered heavy duty rough cut fore-edges pages with extra unnumbered final page.
Condition/Notes : Front dark blue linen board is in quite good condition with medium wear to edges, bumps to corners and light marking to face. Gilt lining to edges and gilt title with gilt serpent holding globe emblem below. Back board is similar but blank dark blue. The spine is sunned to dark green with wear to top and tail and gilt title/ publisher. Front paste-down is blank off-white with foxing, tear to top rh corner and tear/wear down rh edge top to bottom revealing some cloth bind but intact. 5/- written in pencil top lh quarter. Facing front e/p blank with foxing, verso same. pp follows with title and foxing, verso blank. Title page follows with pub 1911 below, verso publications dates info. Contents follow Chapters I to XV. The pages are generally clean but with foxing throughout. Fore-edges are rough cut and there is variation in the length of the pages from a fine cut top-edge. There is a small tear about 15mm long down the rh edge of p106 tight against the bind. There is some gapping to the bind in places 2mm max but the binding is secure. Similar gap to bind between last page and back e/p revealing some cloth but secure. Light foxing to back e/p. Back paste-down has library label attached with red registration stamp "951 17 Jan 1911" and blue stamp over "....W2 ...NOV 1914". Below stamp "Purchased from the library" in blue ink. Dusting to top-edge, rough fore-edge and bottom edge. Binding quite tight, except as mentioned above, fully intact.