The Unjust Steward or The Minister's Debt by Mrs Oliphant
1896. 311 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Heavy tanning and foxing, with marking to pages and text block edges. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed binding thread. Severe tanning to text block edges. Some pages are loose, with moderate cracking to hinges. Heavy tanning to endpapers, with inscriptions to front. Moderate foxing to pastedowns, with remnants to front. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with heavy rubbing and marking. Heavy bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean, with heavy tanning overall. Boards are slightly warped.