Book is in Fair condition with purple boards and gilt lettering. Fading to extremities, darkening to textblock and chew marks from an animal on front board. Top corners of first few pages are slightly damaged from animal. Page 93 has a torn hole about the size of a quarter. Book Bindery sticker on front pastedown. Dustjacket is in Poor condition with two large chips, nicking, closed tear and creasing to front cover. Spine has light wear to head/tail, wear along length. Back cover has severe damage from animal, several small holes, five closed tears, scratch marks that did not rip paper but left indentations, chipping and nicking. Dj flap joints have chipping at corners. Dj front flap has chipping and back flap has bite marks with no ripping. Dj is wrapped in clear plastic. 167 pgs. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: Chasin' the Devil Round a Stump: The History...
Verlag: Julian Lee Rayford
Einband: Hard Cover
Auflage: First Edition
Buchbeschreibung Julian Lee Rayford, 1962. Hardcover. Zustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Limited Edition. This rare 1962 publication is one of a limited edition of 1,000 telling is the history of Mardi Gras in Mobile from 1704 with photographs and illustrations. Caldwell Delaney wrote the introduction. There is a stain around the edges of the front cover and the fep, but none on the printed page.There is a small spot on the foredge. On the whole, the book is tight with no names. There is an ink notation in the margin on page 8 .The dust jacket has small missing chips at the top of the spine and light shelf wear on the bottom edges.It is good plus. Language: eng. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 18022
Buchbeschreibung Mobile, AL: American Printing Co. [American Printing Company], 1962., 1962. "First edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (as stated upon copyright page but with this copy unnumbered). , 168,  pages. Hardcover: H 24.25cm x L 16cm. Gold and purple dust jacket rubbed; nicks and short tears as well as some creasing at edges; negligibly small hole near center of rear panel; light circular cup stain at front panel's center left; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Lavender buckram cloth; mild mottling to boards; spine's gilt stamping dulled but legible. Some light brown stains and foxing to edges with a few leaves slightly affected at margins; interior pages overall remain quite clean. Binding is firm. A very good- copy in a very good- dust jacket. With Tuscaloosa Library Bindery ticket affixed to front pastedown (indicative of the bindery name and not of an ex-institutional past on the part of this copy). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers D17-8840
Buchbeschreibung Julian Lee Rayford, 1962. Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. 1st Edition. This rare first edition, limited to 1,000 copies, has been inscribed on the back of the preface page. The book is tight, and bight, free of names or writings. There are two very tiny spots on the foredge; the book is near fine. The dust jacket has shelf wear at the bottom edge on the back cover and light edde wear at the spine ends; There is a small scraped spot on the back cover in the dark area around the author's photograph. It is good plus. Inscribed by Author(s). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 24245