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The Strange Children by  Caroline Gordon - First Edition - 1951 - from Underground Books (SKU: 5543)

The Strange Children

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The Strange Children

by Gordon, Caroline

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/good. First Edition. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 3/4". 303pp. An SKA jacket design. Moderate wear to pictorial dust jacket, with dampstains to panels, sunning to spine, chipping to head and tail of spine, and edgewear. Green paper over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding. Previous owner's name to front pastedown and mark to front free endpaper. Foxing and small stain to edges of text block. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first printing of this novel by Caroline Ferguson Gordon (1895-1981).


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The Strange Children
Gordon, Caroline
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
First Edition
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published

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Carrollton, Georgia
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About Underground Books

Underground Books is a charming vintage bookshop just off historic Adamson Square in downtown Carrollton, Georgia. We offer a wide variety of titles, with an emphasis on history, science, philosophy, psychology, spirituality, and literature.


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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]
text block
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First Edition
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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]
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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
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]
The heel of the spine.

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