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A Yarn of War - Palestine and France 1917-1918.

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A Yarn of War - Palestine and France 1917-1918.

by WORLD WAR ONE. BOYD, Edwin R. (under the initials E.R.B.)

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Privately printed at the University Press by Robert Maclehose, Glasgow and issued by Maclehose & Jackson., 1919. First edition. Octavo. pp xvi, 251. Illustrated with the author's photographs and maps. Possibly the author's own copy: binding of full blue morocco with raised bands and gilt thistle motifs to spine, author's initials also in gilt at foot of spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.Fine.

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Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
WORLDWAR010743
Title
A Yarn of War - Palestine and France 1917-1918.
Author
WORLD WAR ONE. BOYD, Edwin R. (under the initials E.R.B.)
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Privately printed at the University Press by Robert Maclehose, Glasgow and issued by Maclehose & Jackson.
Date Published
1919

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gilt
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]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [More]
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.... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
octavo
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First Edition
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top edge gilt
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