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A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard. by  Frank T BULLEN - Hardcover - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB (SKU: 5089)

A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.

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A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.

by BULLEN, Frank T

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  • hardcover
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London: Collins, no date.. Hardcover.. Ca. 191- reprint (first was London: Pearson, 1901). Dark red bevel-edged decorated cloth stamped in black, yellow, green, and gilt. Colour pictorial endpapers. viii, (389) + (3) pp ads + colour frontispiece and illustrated title + two black and white plates. Cheap paper browned; 1912 ink inscription to verso of front free endpaper; spine very slightly age darkened; damp stain to fore edge of front cover; small light spots to rear cover; an unworn, mainly VG copy otherwise. Essays on various nautical subjects and adventures by the author of THE CRUISE OF THE CACHALOT. .

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Bookseller
Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5089
Title
A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.
Author
BULLEN, Frank T
Format/binding
Hardcover.
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins, no date.
Place of Publication
London
Bookseller catalogs
Nautical;

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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

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Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

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About Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

After 30 years of keeping shop in downtown Toronto, we have now become a home-based business. Visitors by appointment only. We specialize in literary books, particularly Canadian literary books (we have handled more out of print and rare Canadian literary books than anyone else in history). We also have select out of print, scarce, and rare books in a variety of subject areas. We were founded in 1974. We do appraisals for a fee and welcome wants lists.

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VG
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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]
Cloth
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reprint
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fore edge
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spine
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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