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Dolphin Island by Arthur C. Clarke - Hardcover - 1972 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Dolphin Island

by Arthur C. Clarke

Condition: Good/Good


Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1972. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1972. Fourth Impression. 186 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over red cloth with gilt lettering. Ex-library copy with expected inserts and stamps. Bright pages with light tanning to page edges. Tape marks on paste-down and endpapers, with rub marks and a few small nicks to text block edges. Some very minor dog-eared corners. Occasional faint finger marking to page edges. Slight tanning along spine and board edges. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Tape marks to upper and lower edges. Dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear.

Dolphin Island: A Story of the People of the Sea is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke first published in 1963.


  • Seller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 1536243630MEP
  • Title: Dolphin Island
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good/Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd.
  • Date published: 1972

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
Bumps
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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. A...[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]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[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]
paste-down
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