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												The Man of Property (Vol. 1 of Forsyte Saga) by  John GALSWORTHY
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1949
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 70077)

The Man of Property (Vol. 1 of Forsyte Saga)

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The Man of Property (Vol. 1 of Forsyte Saga)

by GALSWORTHY, John

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. Hard Cover. An American reprint edition of volume one of the famous "Forsyte Saga" trilogy by John Galsworthy (1867-1933). First published in 1906, "The Man of Property" begins the story of England's wealthy Forsyte family, starting with Old Jolyon and a large cast of other eccentric family members. Includes an introduction by Lionel Stevenson. An entry in publisher's series: "Modern Standard Authors". --- In green tweed-look paper-covered boards backed in maroon paper, with author facsimile signature to cover & titling to spine; both in silver. Simple jacket repeats the author facsimile signature. --- A clean, tightly-bound, sound copy though with retailer's sticker to front free endpaper. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges but mostly intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xvii, 309 pages .

Synopsis

The Forsyte Saga is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by John Galsworthy. They chronicle the vicissitudes of the leading members of an upper-middle-class British family. Only a few generations removed from their farmer ancestors, the family members are keenly aware of their status as "new money".

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
70077
Title
The Man of Property (Vol. 1 of Forsyte Saga)
Author
GALSWORTHY, John
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1949

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facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original... [More]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [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]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]

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