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Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Heyerdahl, Thor

Condition: Good/Fair


London: George Allen & Unwin, 1951. brown blindstamped cloth, light rubbing to tail of boards, bumps, b/w plate frontis, b/w plates, written inscription to ffep, slightly cocked, 236pp. 1st Edition 14th Impression. Hard Back. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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]
tail
The heel of the spine.
Bumps
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not a...[more]

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