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The Hard Way to India by John Seymour - First Edition - 1951 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1630664718IEV)

The Hard Way to India

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The Hard Way to India

by John Seymour

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Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1951. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1951. First Edition. 205 pages. Black and white photographic dust jacket over red cloth with photographic black and white plates throughout. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Pencil inscriptions to front endpaper and visible tanning to text block edges. Binding is loose. Boards have moderate rubbing and visible bumping to corners. Soft crushing to spine ends and visible rubbing to spine. Clipped jacket with major edge wear and visible rubbing. There is visible tearing to corners, edges and spine ends and notable sunning to spine. Splitting to joints.


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The Hard Way to India
John Seymour
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Eyre and Spottiswoode
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
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]
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]
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]

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