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Down the Great River; Embracing an Account of the True Source of the Mississippi

by Glazier, Willard

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Hubbard Bros., 1889 Bound in dark brown cloth with gilt decorations over beveled boards, xxvi, 443, liii, with many illustrations all present and fold out map in nice condition. Sharp clean copy with a little rubbing to the edges. Gilt on the spine is slightly darkened. Quite well preserved even with the tissue guard present between the frontiis and title page. Nice enough copy for a gift or to decorate a shelf.


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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]
beveled
Beveled edges, or beveled boards, describe a technique of binding in which the edges of book boards have been cut into slanted...[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]
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]
Cloth
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
spine
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