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The Colonial Clippers

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: Good/Good/Price Clipped


Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1975. N.B. Rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners of boards. Dust jacket is price clipped. Rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with several closed tears. Small amount of chipping and rubbing to head and tail of spine. . Reprint. Cloth. Good/Good/Price Clipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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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 ...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
price clipped
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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]
rubbing
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
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. A...[more]

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