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The Wonderland of Knowledge : an up-to-date illustrated encyclopaedia (Volume 1)

Ogan, Ernest

Published by Odhams Press Limited, London, United Kingdom
Used Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Undated. Blue boards: embossed/ blind stamped very decorative front board; leather feel back board. Gilt lettering and small decorative illustrations to spine. Illustrated end papers - mainly transport. Illustrated title page, also some red lettering. Front end paper and frontispiece are missing. Edited by Ogan. Contents of volume 1 include: 9 main sections, colour plates, special colour supplements, key to pronunciation, and a two-page 'to those about to make a Great Adventure'. Plus numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Main sections include: the story of the nations, music through the ages, great names in english literature, marvels of the inventor, wonders of the insect world, and things to make and do. Colour plates include: some typical british insects, hawks, tigers and other british moths, familiar and lesser known butterflies, and flitting flowers of the insect world. Some surface marks to a few pages, some page corners creased, but text is clean otherwise. Inner front hinge is cracked - missing f.e.p. and frontispiece and some other front papers/ pages separating, but still intact. Inner back hinge is cracked - boards holding on by webbing. Otherwise page binding is okay. Boards show some wear - corners bent/ bumped/ fraying slightly, a few surface marks. Spine strip edges rubbed/ split, some fraying but intact. Quite heavy (1.5kg) hardback. #78.3. Bookseller Inventory # 002720

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Title: The Wonderland of Knowledge : an up-to-date ...

Publisher: Odhams Press Limited, London, United Kingdom

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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