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Le Chevalier De Maison Rouge by Alexandre Dumas - Hardcover - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Le Chevalier De Maison Rouge

by Alexandre Dumas

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Collins, 1111. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 378 pages. Red dust jacket over burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Losses to jacket spine ends. Contains illustrated plates. Mostly clean pages with moderate tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Former owner's name on front endpaper, with water drops, rubbing and a few small nicks to text block edges. Occasional finger marking throughout. Moderate tanning along spine and board edges. Forward leaning. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Chipped dust jacket has a few moderate creases, scuffs and tears. Noticeable tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear. Price clipped.

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text block
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jacket
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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...[more]
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...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Bumps
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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...[more]
Cloth
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spine
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price clipped
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