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Antiquarian Book The Boy's Froissart by Sidney Lanier 1879 Illustrated by Alfred Kappes, Charles Scribner's Sons, 18798

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THE BOY'S FROISSART, by Sidney Lanier, Illustrated by Alfred Kappes. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979. 6 x 8.5 inches, 1.5 inches thick, 422 pages. Illustrated with black and white engravings.

This beautiful antique hardcover book with green cloth boards has reverse-gilt lettering on the front and spine. There is edge wear at spine top and bottom, corners show bumping; covers otherwise clean and design is crisp and beautiful.

Beautiful as it is, the book does have issues.

Inner pages are clean but have tanning appropriate for its age. The book opens readily to page 164 where the binding has cracked. The teal endpapers show cracking along inner hinges. The text block has come away from the headband and a signature has come loose.

This book is based on Sir John Froissart's Chronicles and is edited for younger readers. It is a chronicle of the battles and heroic tales of the 14th century -- a time of knights and chivalry. This book is part of The Boy's Library of Legend and Chivalry.

Because of recent losses via USPS, all items are mailed with insurance.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(429)
Reviewed by Graciela Meltzer
3 out of 5 stars
Jun 30, 2017
This book had a little wear & tear on the inner spine.
Picasso At Work Edward Quinn Hardcover 1966 Doubleday Book Coffee Table Art Book, Big Picasso Retrospective Book
Jan responded

I reached out to the buyer but had no response. All issues with this book were described and photographed accurately - nothing was hidden, so to dock stars for honesty seems unfair.


Reviewed by ericalm
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 10, 2018
Great items, shipped promptly despite my not seeing and replying to messages about the address. My fault; thanks!
AMDA American Musical Theatre and Dramatic Academy Memorabilia Brochures 1960s 1970s, NYC Acting School Info, Theatre School New York City

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I want you to be absolutely pleased with your purchase. Returns are accepted only if you contact me within 3 days of receipt of your item. You may request a refund or exchange (value of item, only, minus all shipping). Refund or exchange given after I have received the item in original condition. Please contact me to discuss options.

Clothing: Returns accepted on a case-by-case basis. Vintage items have been previously worn, cleaned and possibly mended, and may show their age. I inspect each item carefully before listing but there are usually small flaws on every vintage garment. Measurements are taken with the garment laid flat and the measurement doubled, and should be considered maximum sizes and are approximate. If you are not sure if something will fit, please ask before purchasing. I can take additional measurements for you and advise you with over 20 years of costume design and fitting experience.

I take great care to photograph and describe my items so that what you see is what you get, but if I have made a mistake, I will take the item back, on a case by case basis. Shipping charges on returns are your responsibility and the item must be insured. I regret that I cannot refund a piece that goes AWOL on its way back to me if it is not insured.

There are no returns on sale or custom items.

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If you have a concern or an issue with quality control about your item once you've received it, please email me PRIOR to leaving feedback and we'll work it out, as it's my goal above all else to make you happy with your purchase.

INTERNATIONAL friends: I ship via First Class and Priority Mail but am happy to add insurance & express mail services. Please understand that if you decline to have these services added I can't be responsible if your package goes awol or is damaged. Please note that I take extra care in packaging when shipping internationally. Feel free to contact me with your concerns prior to purchase.

Every country's import taxes / duty fees are different and it is up to you to both be aware of your own country's laws as well as your responsibility to pay them. Falsifying shipping documents is illegal here in the US so please don't ask me to add a lesser value than to these documents than what the piece is actually worth or mark as a gift.

CUSTOMS CHARGES • You may be charged a tax or VAT on your item by your country's customs. This is payable by the buyer and is not the responsibility of the seller.

UK customers, please be aware of the 20% import vat & $8 royal mail handling fee on £15 orders, which is your responsibility.

Here is the UK government page: www.hmrc.gov.uk/customs/post/buying.htm

Tracking is not reliable on international shipments. If you would like your package insured, please contact me prior to purchase. I cannot be held responsible for lost packages that are not insured.

Due to recent large increases in the cost of shipping items internationally, and in order to keep costs reasonable for international customers, I do not automatically add tracking to international shipments. However, if you would like your package tracked as well, please let me know and I can give you a price quote for this service. While packages over $100 are insured, however, it may be difficult to recover claims of loss without tracking information. In the case of damaged or lost items, the buyer must cooperate with all requests of the insurance company in order to be reimbursed or have the item replaced. Loss or damage of items under $100 is the responsibility of the buyer unless tracking and/or insurance is requested.

After I send a package to you, I check its progress via USPS for shipping within the US. I will send you an email if I notice that they have tried to deliver your package unsuccessfully. This is my policy for packages that languish at your local post office:

If you don't pick up your items at your local post office, they will be sent back to me anywhere from two weeks to three months after I ship them. If an item is returned to me, I will send it out to you again at your expense only. If you are too busy to make a trip to your local post office, I suggest having it sent to your work address.

Priority shipping is very expensive, so please allow the maximum time for your purchase to reach you, especially at Christmas.

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Antiquarian Book The Boy's Froissart by Sidney Lanier 1879 Illustrated by Alfred Kappes, Charles Scribner's Sons, 18798

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: cloth, paper, gilt
  • Feedback: 429 reviews
  • Favorited by: 9 people
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