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Prince Mud-Turtle by  Laura Bancroft - Hardcover - 1906 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

Prince Mud-Turtle

by Bancroft, Laura

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1906. O6 - Book has chipping, wear and tear on the top spine edge, wrinkling and wear on the spine edges and cover corners, moderate tears on the back gutter, fading on the spine, open tear on pages 35, 39, 55, 59, and 61, inch tear on pages 47,49,55, and 59, halfway tear on page 41, significant creasing, previous owner's inscription written on the front loose endpaper, really loose hinge, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear. Laura Bancroft (Pseudonym Of L. Frank Baum). Very scarce title. The Twinkle Tales (Six Volumes): Mr. Woodchuck; Bandit Jim Crow; Prairie-Dog Town; Prince Mud-Turtle; Sugar-Loaf Mountain; Twinkle's Enchantment. Beige cover with an illustration of a prince holding a sword on his right hand and a shield with tutle image on the his left hand and has butterfly wings.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Enright, Maginel Wright. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
edges
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]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.

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