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Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas by Hendrik Willem Van Loon - Hardcover - 1935 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Condition: Good/Good


George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1935. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1935. Reprint. 304 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth with gilt lettering. Contains illustrated pages. Mostly clean pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Inscription on front endpaper, with a few small nicks to text block edges. Occasional finger marking to page edges. Light tanning along spine and board edges. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Mildly chipped dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning and foxing. Rubbing with shelf wear. Price clipped.


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Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light be...[more]
edges
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price clipped
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shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is c...[more]
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. A...[more]
G
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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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
rubbing
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reprint
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jacket
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gilt
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