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Earth, My Friend by Peter Townsend - Hardcover - 1959 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1656423636IEV)

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 jacket over green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Includes photographic plates. Pages have slight foxing, tanning and minor thumbing. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Foxing more noticeable towards the start and end of the book and on text block edges. A few dog-eared corners. Boards have some moderate edge wear, with slight bumping to corners and minor bumping to spine ends. Spine is slightly sunned. Book has a slight forward lean. Gilt is bright. Clipped jacket has light edgewear with small tears and creasing. Jacket is rather rubbed and marked overall. Slight liquid stains to rear.


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Earth, My Friend
Peter Townsend
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Used - Good/Good
Hodder and Stoughton
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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]
text block
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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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Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
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