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The Abiding of Ume (Ume No Kakurega)

The Abiding of Ume (Ume No Kakurega)

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The Abiding of Ume (Ume No Kakurega)

by Sawyer, Edith A

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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Near Fine/Very Good
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New York: John Lowell Pratt, 1932. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Large 12mo. 174pp. Introduction by Viscount Saito, Prime Minister of Japan. Beautiful First Edition bound in original maroon cloth with spine and cover titles stamped in black. A bit of rubbing to spine ends and tips but a square, clean and tight copy. A few spots on top page edges. Very attractive unclipped wrapper, ($2.00 in middle of front flap), has some soiling and chipping to edges and tips. Spine toning. Still solid and bright. Adventure/Romance in Feudal Japan. Sequel to The Way of Ume. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. "To Mr. Nelson Stille, Ume's Godfather as it were. Edith A. Sawyer, Dec. 7th, 1932.

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Bookseller
Brenner's Collectable Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
001684
Title
The Abiding of Ume (Ume No Kakurega)
Author
Sawyer, Edith A
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
John Lowell Pratt
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1932
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Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
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....
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...
Inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
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...
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...
FFEP
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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