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Earth, My Friend by Peter Townsend - Hardcover - 1959 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1631015647LSA)

Earth, My Friend

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Earth, My Friend

by Peter Townsend

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  • hardcover
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Hodder and Stoughton, 1959. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1959. No Edition Remarks. 351 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Colour pictorial frontispiece and plates. Slight crinkling to paper at gutter. Bright and clean pages and plates with light tanning to text block edges. Binding is firm throughout with minor thumb-marking. Pencil markings to front free endpaper. Boards have mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces and bumping to corners. Slight crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is bright and clear. Unclipped jacket. Panels and spine have light edgewear with tears and creases. Moderate tanning to interior flaps, panels and spine.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
1631015647LSA
Title
Earth, My Friend
Author
Peter Townsend
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable/Acceptable
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder and Stoughton
Date Published
1959

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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.... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
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]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
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 book.... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back. The flap can contain biographical... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]

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