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The Building of Jalna

The Building of Jalna

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The Building of Jalna

by DE LA ROCHE, Mazo

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New York: Atlantic, Little Brown, 1944. First Edition. First Printing. Whiteoak Edition. Octavo (19.5cm); green cloth boards, titled in gilt on the spine; blindstamp to the front cover; dustjacket by Lee Thayer; 366pp.; spine ends gently pushed, Fine copy. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50) with chipping and short tears along the extremities; Very Good.

Ninth book in the Jalna series, first book chronologically- "In her new novel, Miss De La Roche goes back to 1850...Here is a story which breathes with the spaciousness and beauty of uncut Canada. Here are the skating parties and the swimming, and here are the mosquitoes, big as dragons..." (from the dustjacket).

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
53972
Title
The Building of Jalna
Author
DE LA ROCHE, Mazo
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Atlantic, Little Brown
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1944
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction; Women; Canada;

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Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
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....
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Blindstamp
A blindstamp is a stamped impression, usually an image, logo, words, or design on the cover or spine of a book, without color or...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
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...
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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