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Tales of Hearsay by Joseph Conrad - Hardcover - 1940 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1633077364IEV)

Tales of Hearsay

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Tales of Hearsay

by Joseph Conrad

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  • hardcover
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J. M. Dent & Sons, 1940. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1940. Reprinted. 171 pages. Blue illustrated dust jacket over red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Binding remains firm. Pages remain bright and clear with minimal tanning. Front hinge starting to crack. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Gilt lettering is darkened slightly. Boards are bowed. Clipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Mild rubbing and marking. Tanning to spine and edges causing discolouration.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
1633077364IEV
Title
Tales of Hearsay
Author
Joseph Conrad
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good/Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. M. Dent & Sons
Date Published
1940

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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]
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]
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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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]

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