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Modern Etching and Engraving: European and American. Being the Special Summer Number of 'The Studio' 1902

by Charles Holme

Condition: Fair


Leicester Square, London: Offices of The Studio 44, 1902. Cloth. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-library. Bound in original olive colored cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and gilt lettering and decorations to front cover. Several small bumps to extremities of volume, with a number of tears and small chips to cloth and light soiling to exterior. Back hinge mildly cracked, though generally remains firm. Library blind stamps to almost every plate. A good, sound working copy




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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[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]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[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]
Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Cloth
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