The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade,  - Paul Hardy Illustrations
Decorative blue boards with white lettering, black decoration and decorative colour pastedown of a young lady to the front. Gilt title space with blue lettering, black decoration and colour pastedown illustration to the spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated with eight full page plates by Paul Hardy. Light bumping to the corners and spine's top & bottom and some loss to the spine's pastedown illustration, see photos. Small edge tear to a few pages, previous owner's name and inscription to the ffep dated 1912 & 1970 and page edges with a little age toning. Overall the book is clean and firm and in very good condition.
- Publisher: Collins' Clear Type Press, London
- Year of Publication: C1910
- Illustrator: Paul Hardy
- Pages: 616pp
- Size: 8 1/8" x 5 6/8"