still another stolen book

Stolen from Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers, Ann Arbor, MI

The Ghost-Hunter and His Family. Banim, John [and Michael]. London: Simms and M’Intyre ., 1852. First edition thus, original was in 1833. Good sextodecimo (16mo) hardcover with leather spine and brown boards without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing, heavy at times, along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the corners of the panels. Corners have small holes in the binding. Also some light bumping to the upper edges of the panels. Panels have some light scuffing and scratching. Bookplate of the previous owner on the front pastedown endpaper. Name in pencil on the front free endpaper. Pages are a little browned but not brittle. Page edges are foxed. 284 pages. The binding is still tight and this copy is in nice shape for its age.

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