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The Eighty Five Days: The Story of the Battle of the Scheldt by R.W. Thompson - First Edition - 1957 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1626072248MHP)

The Eighty Five Days: The Story of the Battle of the Scheldt

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The Eighty Five Days: The Story of the Battle of the Scheldt

by R.W. Thompson

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Hutchinson, 1957. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1957. First Edition. 235 pages. Illustrated dustjacket over black cloth. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Binding is weak. Some pages are dog-earred. Severe foxing to text block edge. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Spine has crushing to both ends. Book has forward lean. Unclipped jacket has moderate edgewear with chips, tears and creasing. Jacket has moderate tanning. Spine is heavily sunned.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
1626072248MHP
Title
The Eighty Five Days: The Story of the Battle of the Scheldt
Author
R.W. Thompson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable/Acceptable
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson
Date Published
1957

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Glossary

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sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
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]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
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]

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