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The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold - First Edition - 1926 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1658861486LEE)

The Light of Asia

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The Light of Asia

by Sir Edwin Arnold

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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About This Item

John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1926. First Edition Thus. 177 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains colour plates throughout. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Thumb-marking present. Noticeable creasing to gutter. Cracking to gutters, with exposed netting. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Noticeable crushing to spine ends. Some tanning to spine and edges. Small marks to boards. Textblock is shaky.

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Bookseller
World of Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
1658861486LEE
Title
The Light of Asia
Author
Sir Edwin Arnold
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Lane The Bodley Head
Date Published
1926

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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]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
acceptable
A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists... [More]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
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]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
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