Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode by Matthew Arnold (1896) hardcover book

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Matthew Arnold with An Introduction, Illustrative matter from the Shah Nama of Firdausi, and Notes by Merwin Marie Snell

New York: American Book Company, 1896 (no other editions listed). Hardcover. 8vo. Green boards with gold lettering. No dust jacket. 123pp., including notes. Poor condition. The binding is somewhat rolled. Wear to the perimeter of outer boards. Rubbing, scratching, creasing, toning, dings, bunching, fraying, and areas of discoloration to all faces of the outer/inner boards. Front endpaper and the front, inner board are discolored with smudging, toning, and staining, The front endpaper is chipped at the middle. Previous owner inscription (in pencil) to the upper edge of the second page of front endpaper. Creasing, toning, scratching, foxing, rubbing, and areas of discoloration to the inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge.

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I am not going to put down the book, till I am finished reading it: the introductory note is amazing. to the point and so well written. The book arrived super safe and fast, perfectly wrapped. Great quality. no sign of wear or no track of any kind of smell. Thank you for your wonderful customer relationship. appreciate it.

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