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The Name of Action by  Graham Greene - 1st Edition - 1931 - from Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA) (SKU: 001305)

The Name of Action

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The Name of Action

by Greene, Graham

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The Name of Action, Graham Greene, Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, 1931. First American Edition limited to 1000 copies without subsequent printings. Greene prevented further publication claiming this novel was not to his own standards. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 312 pages. Black cloth with gilt spine titles; red endpapers and red top edge; trimmed front edge. Spine has fading; small closed tear top edge of half title page with tiny inked name followed by the number '133' near bottom. The remainder of text block is in fine condition. Original spine has been strengthened and a new cloth front hinge and endpaper added.

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Bookseller
Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA) CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
001305
Title
The Name of Action
Author
Greene, Graham
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - See Notes
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday, Doran & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, New York
Date published
1931
Bookseller catalogs
RARE AND COLLECTIBLE; LITERATURE;

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About the Seller

Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA)

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North Vancouver, British Columbia
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About Back Lane Books (Member of IOBA)

Welcome! BACK LANE BOOKS is home to thousands of carefully selected antiquarian, rare and used books. Visitors are welcome - please phone ahead to make an appointment. I strive to provide accurate descriptions of each listing and I always include my own photographs of the item for sale. Appraisals are also available. Colleen Croft.backlanebooks@gmail.com www.backlanebooks.com 604 209-5072

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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
fine
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New
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[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]
remainder
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text block
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spine
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title page
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