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The Man from Blankley's and Other Sketches

by F. Anstey

Condition: Good/No Jacket

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. 2nd edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 542 8vo. With 25 illustrations by J. Bernard Partridge. Decorative paper on boards, quarter faux vellum, gilt decoration and titles. Condition notes: Boards very rubbed at edges, bumped at corners, covers grubby. Internally, end papers somewhat chipped and creased, binding strained in one or two places, but book otherwise clean and sound.


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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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. Vel...[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]

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