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MASTERMAN READY; Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. Written for young people. With illustrations by Fred Pegram and an introduction by David Hannay

MASTERMAN READY; Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. Written for young people. With illustrations by Fred Pegram and an introduction by David Hannay

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MASTERMAN READY; Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. Written for young people. With illustrations by Fred Pegram and an introduction by David Hannay

by MARRYAT. CAPTAIN FREDERICK. - Pegram. Fred, Illustrates

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Macmillan and co. London. 1928. Reprint of 1897 edition. 8vo. (7.4 x 4.9 inches). Illustrated with 39 full page line illustrations by Pegram. Tissue guard to the frontis. Creasing to the top outer corner of 20 leaves, otherwise a vary good copy in a fine early leather binding by Riviere and son. Half blue calf. Spine with raised bands, the compartments decorated and lettered in gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. School arms and motto stamped in gilt to the front board and a school prize label, from Woodlands School in Deganwy in North Wales, to the front pastedown endpaper. A little rubbing to the extremities but overall a very good and attractive copy.

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Title
MASTERMAN READY; Or, The Wreck of the Pacific. Written for young people. With illustrations by Fred Pegram and an introduction by David Hannay
Author
MARRYAT. CAPTAIN FREDERICK. - Pegram. Fred, Illustrates
Book Condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan and co. London. 1928
Date Published
1928
Weight
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Fine bindings; Children's and Illustrated books;

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Reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...
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....
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
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 pages...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...

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