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Sailing in a Nutshell by Patrick Boyle - Hardcover - 1949 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1603355599EMB)

Sailing in a Nutshell

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Sailing in a Nutshell

by Patrick Boyle

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  • hardcover
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Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1949. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1949. 114 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over blue cloth with black and white illustrations throughout. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier foxing and tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Slight dog-eared pages throughout and visible foxing to text block edges. Boards have minor sunning and visible bumping to corners. Fair crushing to spine ends as well. Unclipped jacket with major edge wear and large areas of loss to spine and edges. Visible water marks and distinctive foxing to interior as well.


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Sailing in a Nutshell
Patrick Boyle
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Used - Acceptable/Acceptable
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [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 book.... [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 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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]