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The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare - Hardcover - 1960 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1655187152MHR)

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

by Elizabeth George Speare

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  • hardcover
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Victor Gollancz, 1960. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1960. No Edition Remarks. 249 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Contains black and white in-text illustrations. Pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Minor dog-eared corners. Cracking to gutters of a few pages with exposed binding. Light thumb-marking present. Binding is shaky. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Book is forward leaning. Unclipped jacket has light edge wear with chips, tears and creasing. Light tanning to spine and edges.


The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a children's historical novel by American author Elizabeth George Speare, published in 1958. The story takes place in late 17th-century New England. It won the Newbery Medal in 1959.


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The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Elizabeth George Speare
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Victor Gollancz
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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
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]

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