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The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl - Hardcover - 1964 - from The World of Rare Books and

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Thor Heyerdahl

Condition: Good/Good

Allen & Unwin, 1964. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1964. 222 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Ex-library copy with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Illustrated jacket over tan cloth boards. Bright pages with light wear and tanning to text block edges. Library marks and labels to pastedowns, endpapers and title pages. Book is covered in plastic with wear to exposed board edges. Jacket is covered in plastic and has light edge wear and creasing al over. Light tanning to plastic cover.


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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 book.&...[more]
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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]

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