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WHITE'S SELBORNE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS: With Reproductions of Bewick's Woodcuts and Eight Colour Plates

by White, Gilbert (Marcus Woodward, Editor)

Condition: Very Good-


Basil Blackwell. Very Good-. N.D.. Hardcover. A very good minus undated (1920's) hardcover without dustwrapper in clean aged/faded green boards bumped/rubbed to the spine ends and slightly rubbed to the corners, previous owner's name inked on the front pastedown, hinge starting to crack at the title page which is foxed, the first several pages are lightly foxed otherwise leaves are clean without marks, foxed to the text-block edge. Contains 8 lovely colour plates of birds. A nice copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Color Illustrations .


  • Bookseller: The Old Bookshelf GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 33839
  • Title: WHITE'S SELBORNE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS: With Reproductions of Bewick's Woodcuts and Eight Colour Plates
  • Author: White, Gilbert (Marcus Woodward, Editor)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Basil Blackwell
  • Date published: N.D.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Juv Reference; Natural History; Juv - Educational;

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foxed
See also: foxingFoxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this ...[more]
title page
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dustwrapper
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hinge
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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. A...[more]
leaves
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