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A Plurality of Words by  Bernard De Fontenelle - Hardcover - Limited and Numbered Edition - 1929 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007157)

A Plurality of Words

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A Plurality of Words

by Fontenelle, Bernard De

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. #1546 of an edition of 1600, 1200 copies for sale by the Nonesuch Press, and 400 copies for sale in the United States by Random House. John Glanvill's translation of 1688. Designed by Francis Meynell, printed on Van Gelder paper at the Curwen Press, colour-stencil decorations by T.L. Poulton. Near Fine, gilt at spine a bit dulled yet legible, prior owner bookplate and gift inscription front end pages, rear end page toned from old paper laid in. Lacking the slipcase. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Vellum. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.


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Dale Steffey Books US (US)
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A Plurality of Words
Fontenelle, Bernard De
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Limited and Numbered Edition
The Nonesuch Press
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Date published
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Literature; Books About Books and Fine Printing;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Any book is returnable for any reason within 10 days for a complete refund, as long as it is returned in the same condition as when received. Please notify in advance of return. I accept checks, money orders, Mastercard, and Visa.

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Dale Steffey Books

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Bloomington, Indiana
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About Dale Steffey Books

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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]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
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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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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]

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