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Henry Altebus Co. Duo: Bracebridge Hall and The Lays of Rome
Entry level book collecting.
1 - Title: Bracebridge Hall
Author: Washington Irving
Series: Petit Trianon (Third Printing), Series 143
Format: 4
Illustrator: Randolph Caldecott
Engraver: J.D. Cooper
Subject: Humor
Year Printed: 1907
Publisher: Henry Altebus Company, Philadelphia
Editor: n/a
Special Attributes: Cover has gilded acorns. Central vertical inset of gilded, colored daffodils. Gilt on cover and binding. Preface. Contents. List of Illustrations. Altebus Publications 32 additional pages.
Language: English
ISBN: n/a
LCCN: n/a
Description: Episodic novel. The tales center on the occupants of an English manor. The novel is based on Aston Hall, near Birmingham, England, which was occupied by members of the Bracebridge family and which Irving visited. 319pp.
Book Condition: Good. Approx. 6.25" X 4.25"
Binding Condition: Intact
Dust Jacket Condition: n/a
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2 - Title: The Lays of Rome
Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Series: Valdecum Series (Early Numbering), Series 179
Format: 3
Illustrator: n/a
Subject: Poetry
Year Printed: 1897
Publisher: Henry Altebus Company, Philadelphia
Editor: n/a
Special Attributes: Attractive multicolored decorative pattern with both gilded floral and line drawn decorations. Gilt on cover, binding and top edges of the pages. Contents. Altebus Publications 15 additional pages.
Language: English
ISBN: n/a
LCCN: n/a
Description: Collection of narrative poems or lays. Four of these recount heroic episodes from early Roman history with strong dramatic and tragic themes, giving the collection its name. Also included are two poems inspired by more recent history: Ivry (1824) and The Armada (1832). 191pp. Approx. 6.0" X4.25"
Book Condition: Good. Slight wear at upper and lower spine. Minimal wear at corner edges. Some color scraped off front cover.
Binding Condition: Intact
Dust Jacket Condition: n/a
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