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THE SKETCH BOOK

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THE SKETCH BOOK

by Irving, Washington

  • Used
  • fair
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fair/No Jacket
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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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About This Item

New Yrok: John B. Alden, 1886. This hardback is in FAIR CONDITION. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 307 pages bound in partial leather and partial marbled boards. Spine covering missing. Marbles edges all around, with marbled front/back end pages. Book has surface wear and front hinge starting, back hinge tight. Owners name with date of 1886 on fly page. FAIRLY GOOD COPY with frontis of author which is tissue guarded. Includes chapters on the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and a History of New York.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Details

Bookseller
Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000075
Title
THE SKETCH BOOK
Author
Irving, Washington
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John B. Alden
Place of Publication
New Yrok
Date published
1886
Keywords
"Washington Irving" "early novel" Travel "Sleepy Hollow" "New York" "John Bull"
Bookseller catalogs
TRAVEL, ADVENTURE & MOUNTAINEERING;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Terms of Sale

Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

***Prompt, friendly service, with all books carefully packed*** All orders shipped via the United States Postal Service. We will be happy to give you a quote on International shipping rates. Shipping costs may increase with heavy or oversized books. Any special requests will be billed at actual or estimated cost. MASS Residents, please add 6.25% sales tax. Returns accepted with prior approval, within 10 days of receipt of book, if book not as described. email - monroe.bridge.books@gmail.com, or call - 413 743-2131

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Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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....[more]
Marbled boards
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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....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
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...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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