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Sea Slang Of the 20th Century by Wilfrid Grandville - First Edition. - 1950 - from mclinhavenbooks and Biblio.co.uk

Sea Slang Of the 20th Century

by Wilfrid Grandville

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: The Philosophical Library, 1950. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Copyright date 1950, first edition, green cloth over boards with dark blue lettering and design on the spine. Cream-colored inside covers front and back. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are very moderate with light bumps to the head and toe of the spine with some slight wear to the toe of the spine. Dust jacket, no bent flaps, very light wear along the edges, light soiling to the back panel, very small chip out of the head and toe of the spine. Jacket now in a clear cover. Text remains bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
  • Bookseller: mclinhavenbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0005105
  • Title: Sea Slang Of the 20th Century
  • Author: Wilfrid Grandville
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Philosophical Library
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1950
  • Bookseller catalogs: Historic;


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