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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS

by LUBBOCK, Basil

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Glasgow: John Brown, 1924. Third printing. Violet cloth gilt lettered. pp xvi, 433 + numerous plates (two in colour) + four plans. Slight wear to spine corners, soft bumps to outer corners of cover, ink owner inscription at front, else a VG copy of the very detailed and authoritative account. . Hardcover. Octavo.


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Bumps
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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]
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]
octavo
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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]
VG
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