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The Virtue of this Jest by James Stuart Montgomery - First edition - 1929 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1603121824EWY)

The Virtue of this Jest

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The Virtue of this Jest

by James Stuart Montgomery

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Brentano, 1929. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1929. First Edition. 317 pages. No dust jacket. Illustrated cloth. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Major tanning to text block edges and slight dog-eared pages throughout as well. Boards have moderate tanning and visible bumping to corners. Fair crushing to spine ends and distinctive sunning to spine. Book is also forward leaning.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
1603121824EWY
Title
The Virtue of this Jest
Author
James Stuart Montgomery
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Acceptable
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Brentano
Date Published
1929

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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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
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]
acceptable
A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists... [More]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a... [More]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc.... [More]

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