Very Good. Item #000945
Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1898. First Thus. Large Octavo. 555 pages. Blue cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Black and white plates.
Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper reads: "This book which belonged to Louise / Arnold Bradford Richardson, now / belongs to Evelyn Bradford Brand / and her heirs. / Dated December 14, 1929. / Later owner descendants sign below _"
Boards scuffed at corners and spine edges and cracked in spots. Cracked at hinges but binding is holding; endpapers are toned. Damp stain along front bottom corner of text block, and visible on corners of many of the pages. Text is unaffected and legible.