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Earth, My Friend by Peter Townsend - Hardcover - 1959 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1634199589MHA)

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. Second Impression. 351 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth boards with lettering. Colour pictorial frontispiece and plates throughout. Moderate crinkling to paper at gutter. Clean pages and plates with noticeable tanning and foxing throughout. Tightly bound with faint thumb marking throughout. Moderate tanning to free endpapers due to dust jacket flaps. 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. Minor sunning to edges. Unclipped jacket. Panels and spine have light edgewear with tears and creases. Moderate tanning to interior flaps, panels and spine. Moderate tape repairs to dust jacket edges.


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Earth, My Friend
Peter Townsend
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Hodder and Stoughton
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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-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
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]

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