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Figures Of Earth - James Branch Cabell illustrated Frank C. Pape (1st 1925)
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Good: A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff ... Read moreabout the condition
Subject: Literary Fiction
Format: Hardback Subject 2: Fantasy
Special Attributes: 1st Edition Language: English

Figures Of Earth: A Comedy Of Appearances

by James Branch Cabell

with illustrations and decorations by Frank C. Pape

(John Lane The Bodley Head - First Illustrated Edition, 1925) 

Overall Book Condition – Good+

Overall Dust Jacket Condition – No Dust Jacket 

A Good+ First (Illustrated) Edition of James Cabell's adult fantasy recounting the adventures and rising fortunes of the swineherd Manuel in the fictional French mediaeval kingdom of Poictesme. 

First published in 1921 and reissued for this illustrated edition in 1925.

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Physical Description: Hardback, 8vo (approx 9.5 inches / 24.5 cm tall), xvii + 257 pages with illustrated endpapers, twelve full page mono illustrations all confirmed present in Very Good condition and mono chapter heading / end decorations.
External Condition: Moderate to significant general wear to the original black boards and spine (some short cloth splits to spine extremities and tiny amounts of underlying boards exposed at two corner tips), gilt spine and front board lettering / illustration clear and bright, securely bound with hinges fully intact.
Internal Condition: No previous ownership inscriptions, light to moderate toning to text block edges (top edge red, fore and bottom edges untrimmed), vertical crease to the rear free endpaper and a couple instances of paper edge nicks / very short closed tears, very occasional very light internal foxing / soiling, overall internally Very Good in a clean and clear condition throughout.
Dust Jacket Condition: No dust jacket

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