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Colfax Book-Plate: A Mystery Story

by MILLER, Colfax

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1926. MILLER, Colfax. The Colfax Book-Plate: A Mystery Story. Original cloth, pictorial paper pastedown on front board, non-priceclipped dust jacket. New York: The Century Co., [1926]. First edition. Bibiliomystery which takes place in Darrow's Rare Book Shoppe where the proprietor finds a previously unknown bookplate designed by the famous artist Mr. Colfax for an American client. Spine panel of d/j slightly sun-darkened, small hole on hinge of front d/j panel, bookplate, else near fine.

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Title
Colfax Book-Plate: A Mystery Story
Author
MILLER, Colfax
Book Condition
Used
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Date Published
1926
Keywords
MYSTERIES, BIBX, LITX

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Our inventory of over 45,000 catalogued titles focuses primarily on 18th and 19th century Americana with specialities such as Voyages and Travels, Local Histories, Indians and the West and the Civil War. Also included in our collection are English and American literary first editions, Limited Edition Club selections and Books about Books.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
First Edition
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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
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....
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.

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