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Le Lys dans la Vallée by Honore de Balzac - Hardcover - 1931 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Le Lys dans la Vallée

by Honore de Balzac

Condition: Good


Garnier, 1931. Hardcover. Good. 1931. 372 pages. No dust jacket. Half bound tan leather over marbled boards. Tanning to pages and text block edges. Mild rub wear to board surfaces and edges with rubbing and wear to leather parts. Tanning to spine.

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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. A...[more]
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]
Marbled boards
A hardcover book with a decorative colored paper that imitates marble using a mottled, veined, or swirling pattern....[more]
jacket
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half bound
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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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]

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