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Wild Flowers of the United States: Volume One--The Northeastern States (Two volume set)

by Rickett, Harold William

Condition: Fine/Fair


New York: The New York Botanical Garden/McGraw-Hill, 1967. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fair. Two volume set in slipcase, second printing, 1967, hardcovers with green cloth boards in original wax wrappers and slipcase, quarto, 559pp., illustrated in color. Books fine, bindings tight, texts clean bright and unmarked. Original wax wrappers fair with chipping and tears to spines. Slipcase VG with rubbing, mild soil and shelfwear.
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chipping
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VG
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fine
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Fair
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quarto
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shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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