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Count Luckner, The Sea Devil

by Thomas, Lowell

Condition: Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus


Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927. Book. Very Good Plus. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Clean and solid copy. Contents unmarked, photographs and text clean and bright. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Spine with some very light soiling, head and heel gently bumped. Front board with some play, binding cracked in one instance between front end paper and title page. Otherwise binding firm. DJ not price-clipped ($2.50). Extremely light chipping along top and bottom edges, else light shelf wear and normal age toning only. Cover illustration clean and bright. DJ in protective mylar. An excellent reading copy. .


  • Bookseller: Small World Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 072859
  • Title: Count Luckner, The Sea Devil
  • Author: Thomas, Lowell
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: Very Good Plus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company
  • Date published: 1927
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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title page
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gilt
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shelf wear
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cracked
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