The Book Lover: A Guide to the Best Reading by James Baldwin (1898) hardcover book

$35.99

James Baldwin - The Book Lover: A Guide to the Best Reading

Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company, 1895. Twelfth Edition, 1898. Hardcover. 12mo. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering, illustration, and topstain. 222pp., including index. Poor condition. No dust jacket. Binding is slightly rolled with minor separation of textblock from spine. Rumpling to front and rear covers. Rubbing/foxing to front/rear covers. Wear to edges and upper/lower spine of boards. Previous owner inscription to front, inner board. Previous bookstore price in pencil to upper edge of front endpaper. Rumpling to rear, inner board. Creasing to lower corners of several pages at rear of text. Fragile rear hinge. Some creasing, toning, and discoloration to inner boards/pages of text block.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-2 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 5 - 10 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Legal imprint