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Bruce's Travels Through Part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, Into Abyssinia, to Discover the Source of the Nile

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Bruce's Travels Through Part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, Into Abyssinia, to Discover the Source of the Nile

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Halifax: Milner and Sowerby, 1854. Small, royal thirty-twomo, bound in brown cloth with blind stamped design on both boards and blind stamping and gilt lettering on spine. Cloth partially split along outer rear joint, front endpaper partially cracked, binding solid, pages unopened along top edge. "The Cottage Library" edition of James Bruce's (1730-1794) travels in Abyssinia; 463 pages.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket.

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Bookseller
Purpora Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15417
Title
Bruce's Travels Through Part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, Into Abyssinia, to Discover the Source of the Nile
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good Plus
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Publisher
Milner and Sowerby
Place of Publication
Halifax
Date Published
1854
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Glossary

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Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...
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....
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
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...
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