Description:Text pages lightly browned, otherwise very good, no DJ. 8vo, 331...Text pages lightly browned, otherwise very good, no DJ. 8vo, 331 pages colored frontispiece and 48 b/w plates, red cloth binding. A history of transportation with chapters on sledges, horse-drawn carriages, stagecoaches, the development of roads, the horse-drawn omnibus, railroads, steam carraiges, motor cars, inland water transport, ocean transport, airships, and airplanes.
Description:This is an ex girls grammar school library book with library...This is an ex girls grammar school library book with library stamps and ticket pocket and there aren some stamp marks on one or two internal pages. There is heavy wear to the boards with bumping to the spine ends and corners, the page edges have heavy tanning and foxing which does creep into some pages. One b/w illustration is creased and torn. GRADED COMMENSURATE WITH AGE OF BOOK Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading.
Description:Good. No Dustjacket. 1931. First Edition. 327 pages. No dust...Good. No Dustjacket. 1931. First Edition. 327 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to lightly faded spine. Presentation plate to ffep. Light tanning to text pages, heavier with light foxing to text block and end papers. Frontispiece partially detached. Light rubbing to surfaces, edges and corners of boards and spine.
Description:Good. General wear to boards, gilt lettering to spine, corners...Good. General wear to boards, gilt lettering to spine, corners and spine ends bumped, content clean with light age toned pages throughout with some spotting to page ends, small owner's name to first blank page, solidly bound, no DJ.
Description:Good. Light wear to boards with sunned spine and a little age...Good. Light wear to boards with sunned spine and a little age-soiling, content clean and sharp with fair tone to edges and light spotting, solidly bound, no DJ.
Description:Good. First edition, blue cloth-covered boards, quarter leather...Good. First edition, blue cloth-covered boards, quarter leather, marbled end papers. With a coloured frontispiece, many full-page monochrome illustrations (many from photographs) and several line drawings in run of text. Condition notes: The boards are somewhat knocked and rubbed, but bindings firm and pages clean and unmarked. There is a little foxing to the early pages, and what is probably water damage to the margin of the coloured frontispiece. prize label to front paste down dated 1945. External page edges soiled.
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