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JAMES NASMYTH ENGINEER An Autobiography by James Nasmyth edited by Samuel Smiles - First edition - 1883 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 2194)

JAMES NASMYTH ENGINEER An Autobiography

JAMES NASMYTH ENGINEER An Autobiography by James Nasmyth edited by Samuel Smiles - First edition - 1883 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 2194)

JAMES NASMYTH ENGINEER An Autobiography

by James Nasmyth edited by Samuel Smiles

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New York: Harper Brothers, 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. xvii + 461 pages. Numerous illustrations and Illustrated frontis with tissue. 5 1/4 x 8 in. Red half morocco binding with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, 5 raised bands, top edge of text block gilt, end papers marbled. Condition of the book is GOOD+: wear to covers- esp. at spine edge, spine a bit more worn, front cover hinge cracked and cover almost detached, rear hinge starting to crack, light foxing to edges of text block, pages clean, binding tight.

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Bookseller
Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2194
Title
JAMES NASMYTH ENGINEER An Autobiography
Author
James Nasmyth edited by Samuel Smiles
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1883
Bookseller catalogs
Memoirs;

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About Andre Strong Bookseller

I buy collections of books from estates in Downeast Maine and in France. We now have 2 used book stores open year round located at 33 water st Blue Hill Me. Red Gap Books (used books) & Andre Strong Bookseller (Antiquarian)

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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]
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...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[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...[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]
Marbled boards
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cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
hinge
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First Edition
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