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DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE by Joseph E. Worcester - Hardcover - 1860 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 1386)

DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

by Joseph E. Worcester

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good
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Boston: Hickling Swan and Brewer, 1860. Hardcover. Very Good. lxviii+ 1786 pages. 9 x 12 in. Numerous small illustrations. Black half calf binding on spine and corners, pebbled brown cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine, five raised bands, faded marbled edge of text block, marbled end papers. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: Wear to spine esp. cover edge, wear and some light soiling to covers esp. bottom corners, a couple of scratches. Edge of text block faded, lightly darkened on top. Marbled end papers very brilliant, title page shows soling and some repair as do first three pages, pages of text clean, binding tight.

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Details

Bookseller
Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1386
Title
DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Author
Joseph E. Worcester
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hickling Swan and Brewer
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1860
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Andre Strong Bookseller

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Biblio.com member since: 2008
Blue Hill, Maine
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About Andre Strong Bookseller

I buy collections of books from estates in Downeast Maine and in France. We now have 2 used book stores open year round located at 33 water st Blue Hill Me. Red Gap Books (used books) & Andre Strong Bookseller (Antiquarian)

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e.p.
The double leaves bound into a book at the front and rear after ...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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....[more]
pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover ...[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]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]

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