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A Letter Book

by Saintsbury, George

Condition: Very Good


London, UK: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd.. Very Good. 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780899334363 . With an introduction on the history and art of letter-writing. Full tree calf leather, with gilt scroll border. Fifth printing within the year of publication. Edges of text block and endpapers marbled in same red and blue pattern.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .




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First Edition
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edges
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calf
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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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