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Taking the Bastille by Alexandre Dumas - Hardcover - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Taking the Bastille

by Alexandre Dumas

Condition: Good


The Waverley Book Company, 1111. Hardcover. Good. 501 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning.

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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

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