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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY. Twenty-Fifth Volume, Second Half. by  editors)  (E. Washburn and Charles C. Torrey - Hardcover - 1904 - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB (SKU: 17084)

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY. Twenty-Fifth Volume, Second Half.

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY. Twenty-Fifth Volume, Second Half.

by HOPKINS, (E. Washburn and Charles C. Torrey, editors)

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New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society. 1904. Hardcover. Tall octavo, hardcover, original black buckram, spine gilt lettered. [2], (iv), (197)-366 pp. Pages 351-58 (from List of Members) and 361-64 (List of Exchanges) have been removed for some reason, complete otherwise. Drawings in text, two plates inserted. Text paper a bit toned, wear to spine tips; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired, VG clean and tight copy otherwise, no owner names. 14 papers: on the Kayans and Sea Dyaks of Borneo, the structure of the Code of Hammurabi, "Notes on Bloody Sacrifices in Palestine", Palmyrene inscriptions, notes on the Rig-Veda, and more. "This volume is for July-December, 1904. Issued December 2, 1904, in an edition of 500 copies." - verso of title leaf. .

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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17084
Title
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY. Twenty-Fifth Volume, Second Half.
Author
HOPKINS, (E. Washburn and Charles C. Torrey, editors)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Oriental Society
Place of Publication
New Haven, CT
Date Published
1904
Bookseller catalogs
Asia; Middle East / Near East;

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After 30 years of keeping shop in downtown Toronto, we have now become a home-based business. Visitors by appointment only. We specialize in literary books, particularly Canadian literary books (we have handled more out of print and rare Canadian literary books than anyone else in history). We also have select out of print, scarce, and rare books in a variety of subject areas. We were founded in 1974. We do appraisals for a fee and welcome wants lists.

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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]
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]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book... [More]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or... [More]

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