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The Venture Book

by Elinor Mordaunt

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Good
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The Century Co., 1926. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Vibrant orange and black cloth covered boards with trace edgewear and rubbing, and bumped spine ends and corners. Trace soil to text block. Jacket in new archival mylar sleeve has edgewear, creasing, rubbing, uneven sunfading, and numerous small chips and tears; flaps are not clipped. Binding slightly shaken and slanted. Text clean. Interior lightly toned. Well illustrated with b/w photos and sketches by the author. No previous owner names, stickers or stamps. Not ex-library. Scarce!

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Details

Bookseller
Albion Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000265
Title
The Venture Book
Author
Elinor Mordaunt
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Century Co.
Date Published
1926
Pages
328
Keywords
pacific islands, travel
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Albion Books

Albion Books deals in fine used, out of print and rare books on a wide variety of topics. Specialties include Buffalo/New York history, science, religion, occult, and foreign language. The proprietor has been in the antiquarian book business since 2006.

Glossary

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"... [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 book.... [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]
shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back. The flap can contain biographical... [More]

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