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The Record of America by James Truslow Adams; Charles Garrett Vannest - Hardcover - Signed - 1935 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA (SKU: 657)

The Record of America

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The Record of America

by James Truslow Adams; Charles Garrett Vannest

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Very good +/missing
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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. 1/4 cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus 1935 edition, signed by the author, James Truslow Adams. Gold quarter cloth spine under red cloth with gilt highlights. Leather title label with gilt title stamping. End papers toned. Taped into blank page with signature is a brief obituary of Adams dated 1949. Binding is tight, sturdy and square, no bumped corners or flaws to covers. Deckle fore edge is crisp and unbent with no chips. A very nice signed copy overall. Illustrated throughout with color and b/w plates and graphics. 941 pp. including index. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
657
Title
The Record of America
Author
James Truslow Adams; Charles Garrett Vannest
Format/binding
1/4 cloth
Book condition
Used - Very good +
Jacket condition
missing
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1935
Bookseller catalogs
History & Historiography;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA

Member, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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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]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine.   That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
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gilt
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]
octavo
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crisp
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