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Tales From the History of the Saxons

by Emily Taylor

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Crosby and Nichols, Boston,. Boston, 1864, a new edition, Very Good, 12mo, purple stamped cloth binding with gold decoration and lettering on spine, corners lightly rubbed, book is slightly cocked, hinges and binding are tight, owner's name on front endpaper, illustrated with engravings, 191 pages.



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New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new...[more]
tight
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
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. A...[more]
12mo
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cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not a...[more]

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