Antiquarian Victorian-era (1896) hardcover book Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore published by Lovell Corywll New York.
This hardcover book is complete at 681+ pages with no dust jacket (book was printed without a dust jacket).
Overview of title: Lorna Doone, subtitled "A Romance of Exmoor" is a novel by English author Richard Doddridge Blackmore first published in 1869. It is a romance based on a group of historical characters set in Devon and Somerset, England during the late 17th century. A true gothic romance, the book is set against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval. A farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan, a family on which he has sworn vengeance. The once aristocratic Doones were banished from their ancestral lands and were now living through looting, theft and murder.
Condition of book: In VERY GOOD! antique condition with a strong, sturdy spine and bind and NO! pages separating from the bind. MILD stress to the bind at the back of the book with NO! pages separated from the bind. Half-calf covers show MILD! wear and rub to the corners and edges. Embossed accents on the covers show MINIMAL! wear and are clear and legible. Internal pages show MODERATE! foxing with all text clear and legible and a couple of small tears to the edges here and there. Book contains no illustrations. Bookbinders label affixed to bottom-right of inside front cover (please review each of the posted photos for a complete visual of the item).
Approximate measurements: 8" x 5-1/2" | hardcover | complete at 681+ pages | NO dust jacket
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