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Sphere of Gentry by  Sylvanus Morgan - Hardcover - 1661 - from Range & River Books and Biblio.com

Sphere of Gentry

by Morgan, Sylvanus

Condition: Good


Not Given. Good. 1661. Hardcover. Rebound copy of original four books, with some missing components. The portrait of King Charles I noted in other copies is missing. A previous (early) bookseller noted "Imperfections", including missing "to Book 2nd, page 66 to 71, to Book the 3rd, page 8 to 11, page 68 to 71, page 74 to 77, page 80 to 85, and to Book the 4th, page 50 to 53" Covers are half leather with gilt title on spine, patterned paper on balance. Front hinge cracked but text block solid. Pages notably clean with some foxing, a few small tears including old repairs, and a few inky fingerprints. ; 11.75 x 7.75 x 1.60 inches .
  • Bookseller: Range & River Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44210
  • Title: Sphere of Gentry
  • Author: Morgan, Sylvanus
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Not Given
  • Date published: 1661
  • Keywords: Heraldry, England, English History, 17th Century, July
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques and Collectibles; History; Europe & Great Britain;


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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]
hinge
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rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher....[more]
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...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate, r...[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]

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