Bentley's Standard Novels and Romances (1841)


Destiny; or The Chief's Daughter

Published: Richard Bentley

Date: 1841

11cm x 17.7cm brown publisher's cloth blind stamped to the front and rear boards and gilt stamped to the spine with titles and 3/6 price. Rough cut edges, original pale yellow endpapers with a list of 117 Bentley's Standard Novels and Romances, this being No. 85; engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, vignette title page and title page both dated 1841 viii, 428pp, (2)author's works (2) blanks. A very good condition book with light marking to the boards and bright clear gilt on the spine. It has minor bruising to the corners and pushing to the spine. There small splits in the cloth at the spine ends, of 3mm at the head and 5mm at the foot of the spine and two small holes to the shoulders at the foot. Internally , the book is near fine with no names or inscriptions and only a hint of spotting to the frontispiece, title and recto of the rear free endpaper. A scarce example of one of Bentley's Standard novels in its original publisher's cloth.



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