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Mail and Passenger Streamships of the Nineteenth Century; The Macpherson Collection with Iconographical and Historical Notes by  Frank C  Captain H. and Bowen - Hardcover - 1928 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 003540)

Mail and Passenger Streamships of the Nineteenth Century; The Macpherson Collection with Iconographical and Historical Notes

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Mail and Passenger Streamships of the Nineteenth Century; The Macpherson Collection with Iconographical and Historical Notes

by Parker, Captain H. and Bowen, Frank C

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  • hardcover
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. xxvii, 324pp, 16 color illustrations, 170 black and white illustrations. Tan buckram, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, rough-cut edges. Cover is clean and unworn, endpapers lightly foxed, a very occasional spot in margins, contents are overall very clean and sound, binding is tight, some pages still unopened. A very nice copy of a handsome publication. Dust jacket is heavily soiled, chipped and missing a large piece from rear panel.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
003540
Title
Mail and Passenger Streamships of the Nineteenth Century; The Macpherson Collection with Iconographical and Historical Notes
Author
Parker, Captain H. and Bowen, Frank C
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Poor
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J.B. Lippincott Company
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1928
Keywords
Sailing Maritime
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated; History;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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Glossary

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]

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