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The Track of Man. by Henry Field - Hardcover - 1955 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Track of Man.

by Henry Field

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Peter Davies, 1955. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1955. 448 pages. Red pictorial dust jacket covering green cloth boards. Binding is firm with light tanning throughout and some mild staining and thumb marking also to text block edges. Light creasing and folding to a few pages. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some moderate marking and sunning. Boards are a little limp and book has a slight forward lean. Jacket has moderate edge wear with some moderate tears and chipping. Mild rubbing, scuffing and marking.
  • Bookseller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1540799805BJS
  • Title: The Track of Man.
  • Author: Henry Field
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good/Acceptable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Peter Davies
  • Date published: 1955


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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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[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 c...[more]
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]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]

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