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The Life of George Washington by Washington Irving - Hardcover - 1856 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1630302011LSA)

The Life of George Washington

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The Life of George Washington

by Washington Irving

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  • hardcover
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Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1856. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1856. Author's Edition. 452 pages. No dust jacket. Quarter bound leather with marbled paper covered boards. Moderate crinkling to gutters however binding remains firm. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing. Heavier tanning to free endpapers. Ink stamp inscription to front free endpaper. Boards have heavy edge-wear with bumping to corners, crushing to spine ends and rub wear all over. Heavy peeling to leather spine and corners. Heavy spit to spine. Gilt lettering is darkened.


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The Life of George Washington
Washington Irving
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Bernhard Tauchnitz
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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

A non-traditional book condition description that generally refers to a book in readable condition, although no standard exists... [More]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [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]
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]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or... [More]

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