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The Universe Unfolding : The Story of Man's Increasing Comprehension of the Universe Around Him

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The Universe Unfolding : The Story of Man's Increasing Comprehension of the Universe Around Him

by Robert H. Baker

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Baltimore, Md.: The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1932. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Published January 1932, so stated. Part of the Century of Progress Exposition Series. RARE in current commerce and rarer still in this condition. This Copy is Near Fine in a VG+ , unclipped ($1) DJ. Blue cloth with black title plates to front and spine with silver gilt lettering. Exterior is rich and clean. Gilt is bright.A bit of general dulling, but edges, tips, and spine ends with only a hint of wear. Inside is unmarked, tightly bound, crisp, and with only modest toning. Illustrated with 8 plates and 7 figures. Orange DJ has blue lettering and is modestly sunned to the spine, but minimal edge wear. DJ verso contains the list of titles published or to be published in this series as of publication date..

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book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
002049
Title
The Universe Unfolding : The Story of Man's Increasing Comprehension of the Universe Around Him
Author
Robert H. Baker
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Williams & Wilkins Company
Place of Publication
Baltimore, Md.
Date Published
1932
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp... [more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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.... [more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [more]
Cloth
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edges
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