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The Way Some People Die by  John Ross MacDonald - Signed First Edition - 1951 - from curtis paul books inc. (SKU: 36761)

The Way Some People Die

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The Way Some People Die

by MacDonald, John Ross

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  • hardcover
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  • First
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorative blue/white boards, navy topstain. Stated first edition. Signed by John Ross Macdonald to the ffep. Slightly cocked, rubbing to board edges/points, spine foot crimped. Minor erasures to ffep and rfep, small pencilled number to rep. Pages lightly toned. Hinges and binding sound. The DJ in mylar is lightly sunned to spine, mildly edgeworn with small loses to spine head, few droplet dampstains to spine, minor dampstains to top edge, price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .


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The Way Some People Die
MacDonald, John Ross
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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf
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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's... [More]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Erasures indicates marks where someone has removed bits of text or content from a book. In Book Arts, erasures can also mean a... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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The portion of the endpaper which is left loose after binding. The first loose page upon opening a book from the rear. It may be... [More]
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