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The Shipwreck, A Poem

The Shipwreck, A Poem

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The Shipwreck, A Poem

by William Falconer

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Printed by Ballantyne and Co for Mackay and Murray, 1807. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1807. No Edition Remarks. 180 pages. Brown leather. Marbled endpapers and text block edges. Pages have slight foxing, tanning and minor thumbing. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper and title page. A few dog-eared corners. Heavy hinge cracking. Occasional intense foxing. Occasional minor marginalia and underlining. Boards have heavy edge wear, with heavy bumping and loss to corners, while spine ends are very crushed and frayed with some loss. Joints worn too with intense splits. Extremely scratched, rubbed and marked overall. Gilt is dulled and worn. Boards are bowed.


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The Shipwreck, A Poem
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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...
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....
A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists...
Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner. This is very...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...

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