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Two Years Before the Mast

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Two Years Before the Mast

by Dana, R.H.Jr

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

Chicago, IL: Alex T. Loyd & Co., 1887. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green embossed cloth with green tiles on a tan title panel to the spine. "Tales of Adventure and Peril" embossed on both covers. Pirate face embossed on the spine. This copy is VG. Exterior has three dime sized rubbing spots, Worn tips, moderately worn/crimped spine ends, and rubbing to spine edges on rear. Interior has decorative beige EPs, front hinge starting but holding nicely, neat gift inscription dated 1887 on first inside page,and a "stamp" of a British officer on the inside back board. Text block is unmarked, minimum foxing, medium age toning throughout. Six pages of advertising at the rear. This 1887 edition by this publisher is unusual..


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Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
Two Years Before the Mast
Dana, R.H.Jr
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Alex T. Loyd & Co.
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Date Published
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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]
text block
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