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Great Son

by Ferber, Edna

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/VG (-)
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Long Beach, Washington
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About This Item

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1945 "Four generations of the marvelous Melendys - a frontier family grown rich and ill at ease." Condition notes - 281 numbered pp; HB w/DJ. Characteristic WWII production values. Pages: clean, ivory, tight, blue topstain, f.e. deckled, frontis; a.e. lt tanned, gift inscription inked to ffep. Cover: denim, initials blindstamped front, gilt titles spine; minimal shelfwear. DJ: clipped, blue, white/gold titles front/spine; moderate edge/shelfwear w/extrems worn through, sm chips, head missing 0.25 inch, tail tattered, spine modestly sunned.

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Details

Bookseller
Independent Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
034952
Title
Great Son
Author
Ferber, Edna
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
VG (-)
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition (stated)
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Place of Publication
Garden City
Date published
1945
Keywords
literature, Fiction
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Independent Books

Independent Books deals in used, antiquarian, and rare collectible volumes. Our books are in great condition -- we provide value to you by offering the book in the best condition for the price, and we frequently have one-of-a-kind collectibles in extraordinary shape. A tremendous resource for the discriminating collector/connoisseur. Service and client satisfaction are our hallmarks. We are glad to conduct research or locate a difficult-to-find title. Our book rating standards are as follows; nearly all of our stock is VG or better: As New (AN)-just as states, clean, bright, tight, no defects. Fine-AN, but not as bright, minor marks or other minor defects. Very Good (VG)-small to modest tears, chips, marks, cocked etc. Good (G)-not so much, with larger tears or chips, possibly soiled, cocked, etc. Fair-ugly, with pages or large areas of DJ missing or other major defects. Poor(P)-truly ugly, disbound or requiring other major rehabilitation. We stabilize most minor defects with archival quality materials, and with few exceptions, these stabilizations are reversible.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
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]
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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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