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The Seven Seas  - 1st Edition by  Rudyard Kipling - First Edition; First Printing - 1896 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 24946)

The Seven Seas - 1st Edition

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The Seven Seas - 1st Edition

by Kipling, Rudyard

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
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New York: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1896. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A handsome first (American) edition, published October 30, 1896, the same day as the English edition. Only predeced by 6 printed copies of the copyright edition on September 9. Richards A92, Livingston 130, Stewart 139. Very Good+ in the light grayish olive, dotted-line cloth, little rubbing along edges, book-plate to front pastedown. Top edges gilt. In the rare light grayish yellowish brown dusts-jacket, gilt lettering and decoration replicating the design on front and spine panels on binding, spotting and light soiling, small chip to front panel; Rudyard Kipling, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1907, wrote this book shortly after his famous Jungle books and dedicated it to the city of Bombay. Contains 209 pages of poems and ballads of sailing and the sea ; 8vo; [2], vii, 209, [9] pages .

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
24946
Title
The Seven Seas - 1st Edition
Author
Kipling, Rudyard
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1896
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Classic Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Classic Literature; By Year Of Issue / 1890s; ABAA-VBF;

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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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....

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