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Spike of Swift River by Jack O'Brien - Hardcover - 1948 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1601629789ADA)

Spike of Swift River

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Spike of Swift River

by Jack O'Brien

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  • hardcover
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Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1948. Reprinted. 271 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Contains black and white illustrations. Well bound and clean pages, with light foxing and tanning to text block edges. Light foxing to ffep. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and moderate crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean. Boards are slightly bowed. Unclipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Moderate tanning and creasing, with rubbing and marking. Large area of loss to edges.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
1601629789ADA
Title
Spike of Swift River
Author
Jack O'Brien
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good/Acceptable
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins
Date published
1948

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
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...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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...[more]

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