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THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong

THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong

THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong

THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong

by MAUGHAM. W. SOMERSET

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William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good copy in recent leather binding of half black morocco, spine with five raised bands, ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Black cloth on boards. Top edge gilt. Very light spotting to title and half title pages but overall a bright clean copy.

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Title
THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong
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MAUGHAM. W. SOMERSET
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William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1930
Date Published
1930
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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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....
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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...
Half Title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...

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