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The Island of the Penguins

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The Island of the Penguins

by Kearton, Cherry

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

New York: National Travel Club, 1931. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First published, January 1931, so stated. 247 pp. With Seventy Illustrations and a Map. Frontispiece. Penguin pictorial EPs. Black cloth with gilt NTC logo to the front and gilt tiles/rules to the spine. This copy is VG. Exterior is rich and clean. Gilt is modestly rubbed on the spine.. Minimal wear to edges, tips, and spine ends. Inside is unmarked, clear, and securely bound with modest, even toning to the text. Very nice..

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Details

book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
001515
Title
The Island of the Penguins
Author
Kearton, Cherry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
National Travel Club
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1931
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Bailey Bonzo Books

Seller rating:
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Shelbyville, Indiana
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About Bailey Bonzo Books

Bailey Bonzo Books....Specializing in collectble First Editions, SIGNED copies, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and RARE copies of all kinds.

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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.... [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... [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]
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]
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or... [more]

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