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Notable Shipwrecks - being tales of disaster and heroism at sea

by Uncle Hardy

Condition: 8vo, blue bds with stamped gold + black decoration + gold titling to fr bd + spine, all edges gilt, wr to corners + head and tai


Cassell, Petter & Galpin 4th edn . 8vo, blue bds with stamped gold + black decoration + gold titling to fr bd + spine, all edges gilt, wr to corners + head and tail of spine o/w VG+ 520 gms.




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tail
The heel of the spine.
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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]
o/w
An abbreviation for otherwise
gilt
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