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V.R.I. Her Life And Empire by  K.T The Marquis of Lorne - Hardcover - 1901 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1624030981GEO)

V.R.I. Her Life And Empire

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V.R.I. Her Life And Empire

by The Marquis of Lorne, K.T

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  • hardcover
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Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1901. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1901. No edition remarks. 396 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Many black and white illustrations and photographs as well as a small number of colour illustrative plates. Binding shaky. First few pages loose. Spine coming off papers. Severe split to title page gutter, exposing netting. Back hinge is cracked with netting exposed. Minor cracking to internal gutters. Pages, plates, photos and illustrations remain bright and clear with minimal tanning. Heavy tanning to endpapers.Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Bumping to corners and severe crushing to spine with fraying to cloth. Heavy tanning to spine and edges causing discolouration and gilt lettering to darken. Scratches to back board. Book has a slight forward lean.


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V.R.I. Her Life And Empire
The Marquis of Lorne, K.T
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Eyre & Spottiswoode
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The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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]
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
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]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
title page
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