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Argonauts of the Western Pacific by Bronislaw Malinowski - Hardcover - 1966 - from The World of Rare Books and

Argonauts of the Western Pacific

by Bronislaw Malinowski

Condition: Good/Acceptable

Routledge & K. Paul, 1966. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1966. 527 pages. Yellow dust jacket covering blue boards. Binding is firm with frontispiece and photographs. Mild thumb marking and staining to text block edge. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Jacket has heavy edge wear with some large tears and chipping. Mild rubbing, scuffing and marking.


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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[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]
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 c...[more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
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]

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