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Shop Fronts by Alan Powers - Paperback - British Edition, Unknown Printing - 1989 - from after-words bookstore and Biblio.com

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Shop Fronts

by Alan Powers

Condition: Fair


London: Chatto & Windus, 1989. A good reading copy. pages clean, dulled. remainder mark. binding tight, hinges creased/cracked. edge wear with dents, tears, chips. corners dented, creased and split. covers worn, dented, creased, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, chipped, dulled, aged, ect. covers creased along spine edges from use. spine edges worn, creased, chipped, dented. general shelf wear. . British Edition, Unknown Printing. Trade Paperback. Fair.


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reading copy
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remainder mark
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tight
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trade paperback
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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (whic...[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]
edges
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shelf wear
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