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A Peculiar Treasure by Edna Ferber - Hardcover - 1939 - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

A Peculiar Treasure

by Edna Ferber

Condition: Acceptable


William Heinemann Ltd, 1939. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1939. 403 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains black and white illustrations. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Heavy tanning and foxing to text block edges, with minor dog-eared corners to occasional pages. Heavy tanning to pastedowns and endpapers, with mild cracking to front hinge. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean, with heavy sunning overall.
  • Bookseller: World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1574702334EMB
  • Title: A Peculiar Treasure
  • Author: Edna Ferber
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Acceptable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
  • Date published: 1939

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text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
edges
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spine
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
jacket
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acceptable
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Cloth
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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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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