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The Art of Living

The Art of Living

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The Art of Living


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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. Unpaginated. 31 cm. B&w line drawings on each page. Yellow cloth with black print in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Small chips to spine ends and corners. Dampstains to spine. Light shelf wear to jacket edges. Some light soiling to front panel of jacket. Front flap price clipped. Cloth has faint discolouration on front board. Small smudges on both covers.

Tucked inside are two front covers of The New Yorker magazine illustrated by Steinberg, one from Nov. 11 1967 and one from Dec. 4 1971, the latter with an edge tear. Cartoons on 1) The Art of Living, 2) The Important People, 3) The Domestic Animals, 4) The Arts & 5) The Women.


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Attic Books CA (CA)
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The Art of Living
Book Condition
Used - Very good +
Jacket Condition
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First Edition
Harper and Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Cartoons, The New Yorker, Humour

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Seller rating:
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London, Ontario

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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Shelf Wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Price Clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...
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...
First Edition
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....

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