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												In Ole Virginia, or Marse Chan and Other Stories by  Thomas Nelson PAGE
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1892
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84676)

In Ole Virginia, or Marse Chan and Other Stories

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In Ole Virginia, or Marse Chan and Other Stories

by PAGE, Thomas Nelson

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fair. 1892. Hardcover. Thomas Nelson Page drew from his experiences living on a Virginia plantation in these six folksy stories, using humorous Southern dialects. The single frontis etching by W. L. Sheppard is NOT present. --- An 1892 issuance following the 1887 and 1890 editions. In full dark olive cloth-covered boards with spine titling and cover decorations in gilt, cameo to front cover and top edge gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A Fair-only copy, with a noticeably shaken binding, quite loose but threads are holding the book together; cover with soiling & chafing to cloth and rubbing to cameo, prior owner's bookplate and inkings to front endpapers.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; (10), 239 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84676
Title
In Ole Virginia, or Marse Chan and Other Stories
Author
PAGE, Thomas Nelson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1892

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
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]
shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
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