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Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author by Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning

Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author

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Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author

by Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning "May" King)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Very Good/No Jacket
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Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Company, First Printing, October 1912. SIGNED by May, with an additional Indian Proverb in her hand. Gold Gilt stamping to front board, and spine Very Bright. Extremity wear, bumping, with rubbing to Cloth. Top Edge Gilt (T.E.G.), others edges uncut, with some remaining unopened (Contents). As above, Signed with a four-line Indian proverb in authors hand to pastedown. Previous owner erudite attribution notes to rear endpaper verso, with envelope tipped to rear pastedown containing an Alice and Martin Provensen, King Playing Card Greetings. Tissue guard Frontispiece Plate as called for. Binding wear noted, but still a Very Good copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover, Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Various Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author
Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning "May" King)
Various Plates
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First Edition, First Printing
George W. Jacobs & Company
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8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
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]
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]
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]
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]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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