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From Whence, What, Where? by  James R Nichols - Hardcover - Not Stated - 1882 - from Brass DolphinBooks and

From Whence, What, Where?

by Nichols, James R

Condition: Good -/No Jacket

Boston: Nichols, 1882. Book. Good -. Hardcover. Not Stated. Beveled brown cloth boards with gilt lettering front and spine.Top edge gilt. First endsheet has inscription noting the book as the gift of the author, 1883. Binding sound, text a bit age darkened, end sheets and boards (rather bumped) have the odd fleck and scar, mild. A clipping was in the book, twixt pages 96/97 and has shadowed a bit. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.


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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]
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