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The Mystery of The Sultan's Scimitar by Bruce Campbell - Hardcover - 1963 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1633338820MEP)

The Mystery of The Sultan's Scimitar

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The Mystery of The Sultan's Scimitar

by Bruce Campbell

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  • hardcover
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World Distributors, 1963. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1963. No Edition Stated. 179 pages. Red pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Contains black & white illustrations. Prize plate stuck to front free endpaper. Part of the Ken Holt Mystery for Boys. Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with moderate foxing. Mild cracking to gutters, exposing netting. However all pages are attached. Small tears to bottom edge of first few pages. Text is unaffected. Illustrations are lightly tanned. Faint thumb-marking throughout. Boards are a little rub worn with slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a mildly crushed. Sunning to spine and edges. Book has a slight forward lean. Unclipped dust jacket has moderate edge wear, tears and chips to edges and spine ends. Small area of loss to edges. Minor red staining to insides.


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The Mystery of The Sultan's Scimitar
Bruce Campbell
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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,... [More]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is... [More]
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]