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Strange Lands and Friendly People by  William O Douglas - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1951 - from The Old Bookshelf and

Strange Lands and Friendly People

by Douglas, William O

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Book of the Month Club. Good in Good dust jacket. 1951. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. BOOK CLUB EDITION - A Good hardcover in an about Good dustjacket. The book is in slightly aged quarter-bound black boards, very bumped to the spine ends and corners. Internally very good, no writing or stamps, toned pages, soiled and lightly foxed to the rough-cut text-block edges. The dustjacket is creased and rubbed to the edges, with several small closed tears and tiny chips to the edges, spine ends and tips - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Map endpapers. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .


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Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
book club edition
A generic term denoting a book which was produced or distributed by one of any number of book club organizations. Usually the...[more]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
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A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
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