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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by E. Cobham Brewer - Hardcover - 1912 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1643399912BDB)

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

by E. Cobham Brewer

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Cassell & Co, 1912. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1912. No Edition Remarks. 1440 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout, heavier to endpapers and pastedowns. Cracking to gutters of a few pages with exposed binding. Occasional thumb-marking present. Binding is slightly shaky. Some stained brown marking to a few pages, text is not affected. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Scuffing and light marking overall. Some droplet stained marking to boards.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
1643399912BDB
Title
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author
E. Cobham Brewer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cassell & Co
Date Published
1912

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
acceptable
A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists... [More]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]

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