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The Swiss Family Robinson

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The Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann Wyss

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  • hardcover
Condition
Good/Acceptable
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Treasure, 1111. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 256 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over pictorial cloth. Contains black and white illustrations, with colour plates. Well bound and clean pages, with mild tanning to text block edges. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Moderate crushing to spine ends. Boards are slightly warped. Unclipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Moderate tanning and creasing, with rubbing and marking.

Synopsis

The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family who are shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia.

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Bookseller
World of Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
1571648491DAP
Title
The Swiss Family Robinson
Author
Johann Wyss
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good/Acceptable
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Treasure

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
edges
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]

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