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Across the Plains; with other Memories and Essays

Across the Plains; with other Memories and Essays

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Across the Plains; with other Memories and Essays

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1907. Thirteenth Edition. Leather bound. Very good. Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson in a fine binding by Hatchards of London.. Octavo, viii, [2], 317pp. Three-quarter black morocco, thin gilt trim to covers. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Blue cloth boards. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound by Hatchards in Piccadilly. Stated "Thirteenth Edition" on title page. Solid text block, professional restoration to front hinge for stabilization. Light rubbing to corners, faint toning to edges of covers.

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Leaves from the notebook of an emigrant between New York and San Fancisco

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14585
Title
Across the Plains; with other Memories and Essays
Author
Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson in a fine binding by Hatchards of London.
Format/Binding
Leather bound
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
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Edition
Thirteenth Edition
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1907
Keywords
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Text Block
Most simply the inside pages of a book. More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a book....
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Gilt
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...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Fine Binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind stamps, raised ribs,...
Edges
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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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