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Retreat to Innocence by Doris Lessing - Hardcover - 1956 - from World of Rare Books (SKU: 1601923102EWY)

Retreat to Innocence

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Retreat to Innocence

by Doris Lessing

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  • hardcover
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M. Joseph, 1956. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1956. 334 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over black cloth. Well bound and clean pages, with heavy tanning to text block edges. Moderate tanning to free endpapers. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Book has noticeable forward lean. Clipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Moderate tanning and creasing, with rubbing and marking.

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book dealer
World of Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1601923102EWY
Title
Retreat to Innocence
Author
Doris Lessing
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good/Acceptable
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
M. Joseph
Date Published
1956

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [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... [more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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]
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]
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