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Earth, My Friend by Peter Townsend - Hardcover - 1959 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1646387462MEP)

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. Good/Good. 1959. No Edition Remarks. 351 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Colour pictorial frontispiece and black and white plates throughout. Clean pages and plates with light tanning to text block edges. Binding is firm throughout with minor thumb-marking. Heavier tanning to free endpapers. Pen markings to front free endpaper. Top textblock edge dyed grey. 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. Visible wear marks to spine and panels.


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

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