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The Rainbow and the Rose by Nevil Shute - 1st UK / 1st Impression - 1958 - from Vetus Libri (SKU: JS0022)

The Rainbow and the Rose

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The Rainbow and the Rose

by Nevil Shute

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Heinemann, 1958.

First Edition UK / First Impression / Collectible Condition.

Publisher's maroon cloth over board with gilt on spine.
Binding is tight and condition is near fine, with minimal foxing to the edges of the text block. Minimal foxing on end papers. No inscriptions or markings in the text block.

Dust jacket in very good+ condition. Un-clipped. Slight shelf wear to spine edges. Sun-faded spine.

Rare first edition.
Collectible condition.
Cellophane wrapping to preserve current condition.
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The Rainbow and the Rose
Nevil Shute
Publisher's maroon cloth over board in very good original DJ
Book condition
Jacket condition
Very Good+
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1st UK / 1st Impression
Place of Publication
Date published
Collectible; Rare; First Edition; 1st edition; Nevil Shute; Rainbow and the rose.

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About Vetus Libri

I am a collector of modern first editions. I take pride in looking after the condition of my collection. I love collecting books, and I enjoy networking surrounding the sale of books.


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A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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First Edition
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
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]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
shelf wear
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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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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