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Saint Louis: The Future Great City of the World, with Biographical Sketches of the Representative Men and Women of St. Louis and Missouri

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Saint Louis: The Future Great City of the World, with Biographical Sketches of the Representative Men and Women of St. Louis and Missouri

by L.U. Reavis

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  • Hardcover
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C.R. Barns, 1876. Hardcover. Very Good. Very thick royal 8vo, full morocco, raised bands with gilt titles in compartments, gilt extra on both boards, all edges gilt, marbled endsheets, gilt dentelles. Binding tight and square, rear hinge cracked, corners pushed and lightly rubbed, modest rubbing to the gutters and spine ends, both boards very slighty bowed. The text block is generally fresh, the engraved portraits unmarred.

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Title
Saint Louis: The Future Great City of the World, with Biographical Sketches of the Representative Men and Women of St. Louis and Missouri
Author
L.U. Reavis
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
C.R. Barns
Date Published
1876

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Glossary

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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....
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Edges
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...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
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...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
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....
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