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The Gentle Americans by Helen Howe - Hardcover - Signed - 1965 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1618480040SLF)

The Gentle Americans

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The Gentle Americans

by Helen Howe

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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About This Item

Harper & Row, 1965. Hardcover. Good. 1965. 459 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth with gilt decoration. Signed by Joyce Grenfell. Well bound and clean pages, with moderate tanning to text block edges. Heavy cracking to front hinge, with exposed netting. Water stains to frontispiece. Moderate tanning to pastedowns and endpapers with inscriptions and insert to front. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and moderate crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean. Boards are slightly bowed and sunned with water stains to front surface.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
1618480040SLF
Title
The Gentle Americans
Author
Helen Howe
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Date Published
1965

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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]
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]
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]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
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]

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