Antiquarian (1871) Victorian-era hardcover book Confessions of an Opium Eater | Writings of Thomas de Quincey. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
THIS HARDCOVER BOOK IS COMPLETE AT 615+ PAGES | NO! dust jacket.
About the book: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account of Thomas De Quincey, his addiction to laudanum and its effect on his life. The Confessions - as the work came to be known - was the first major work De Quincey published and the one which won him almost overnight fame and success as an author.
Condition: IN VERY GOOD! antique condition with MINIMAL! rub or wear to the boards and MINIMAL! fraying of the spine. There is a WEE! tear to the base of the spine and there are a few blemishes to the red boards. Black embossed covers are in VERY GOOD! condition with MINIMAL! wear apparent. The spine shows slightly more wear to the gold and black embossing. Covers and spine are legible. Bind and spine are in good order with NO! pages separating. Internal pages show MINIMAL! foxing (for the age of the tome) with all text clear and legible. Book has a person's name and location written in quill pen to the front overleaf page.
Great addition to the home library!
Approximate measurements: hardcover book measures 8" x 6" | hardcover | complete at 615+ pages | NO dust jacket.
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