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The Hollow Reed by  Mary J. J WRINN - Hardcover - 1935 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 85495)

The Hollow Reed

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The Hollow Reed

by WRINN, Mary J. J

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  • hardcover
Condition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. Good with no dust jacket. 1935. Hardcover. In this work, the author seeks to engender an appreciation for poetry in younger readers. Using all or parts of famous poems, she explains the various types, styles and subjects of poems. The title is borrowed from a poem by William Blake. --- In green cloth-covered boards with titling and decoration in gilt. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With the beginnings of a split at front hinge, quite severe dulling to spine gilding, prior owner's signature and occasional inkings and pencilings, else a sound copy.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xix, 514 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
85495
Title
The Hollow Reed
Author
WRINN, Mary J. J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1935
Bookseller catalogs
>>Poetry;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [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]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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