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The World in four volumes by Adam Fitz-Adam - Hardcover - 1794 - from World of Rare Books and

The World in four volumes

by Adam Fitz-Adam

Condition: Good

J. Parsons, 1794. Hardcover. Good. 1794. Vol 4. 260 pages. No dust jacket. Quarter leather bound blue boards with gilt lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with light soiling to text block edge and moderate foxing throughout. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and scuffing around the edges of boards. Spine is tanned with light edge and moderate shelf wear.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1525281469PJB
  • Title: The World in four volumes
  • Author: Adam Fitz-Adam
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Parsons
  • Date published: 1794


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shelf wear
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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]
text block
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