New York: Modern Eloquence Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1923. Flexible covers. Burgundy leatherette hardbacks are tightly bound with bright decorative gilt to spine and blindstamping to covers. Gilt top edges. All edges very lightly dust dulled. End papers are a marble-like design in gray/brown with no marks. Bindings are clean with no sign of wear. Detail of contents for each volume available on request. Digital photos available. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing ei...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined ...[more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
The Great Formosa Hoax
George Psalmanazar played a grand prank in 1703, pretending to be a resident of the island of Formosa. His book took London by storm. Learn more...
Why settle for an ordinary copy of your favorite book when you could have an autographed copy? Find signed books here.
Make an Offer
Special order items
A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Our 30-Day return guarantee still applies.
Since 2005, Biblio has donated over $1 million to fund literacy and educational projects that benefit children in impoverished communities of South America. Through BiblioWorks, a 501(c)3 non-profit, we have built 12 community libraries, trained hundreds of teachers and librarians and changed the lives of tens of thousands of underprivileged children.
Every time you purchase a book on Biblio, you are supporting our mission of improving literacy and education at home and abroad. And, if you want to give a little more, be sure to choose to "Round up for Reading" when making your purchase, which will allow you to round up your purchase by a small amount - all of which will go directly to BiblioWorks. To learn about BiblioWorks and to find out more ways you can help promote literacy and education abroad, click here.
Thank you for helping Biblio spread the joys of reading and learning to those in need!