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First Edition with the original printed wrappers and the pictorial dust-jacket with turn-ins and glassine wrapper, which is torn in places but 95 percent complete and intact. Folio (16 x 12 ins) 12 colour plates of balloons dating from later eighteenth to early nineteenth century and 15 pages of text. Several small illusts in the text. A nice collection of balloon prints in excellent, clean condition.
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- Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB) (GB)
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- GIBBS-SMITH, C.H
- Original printed wrappers with pictorial dust-jacket
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- The Ariel Press
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- Date published
- 16 x 12 inches
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About Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB)
At Worlds End Bookshop we offer a large and varied selection of mostly locally-sourced books on most subjects with especially strong holdings in Art, Philosophy, Travel, Jazz & Blues, and Modern First Editions. But to define us by these categories would be limiting ... we stock what we find and what we fancy, simple as.
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- The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...[more]
- glassine wrapper
- A thin, partially transparent or translucent paper covering often used ...[more]
- A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]