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V Zajetí Slov

V Zajetí Slov

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V Zajetí Slov

by apek, Karel

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Prague: Svoboda, 1969. Later Czech edition. Hardcover. Very good -. 209 pp. Octavo. [20.5 cm]. Blue cloth over boards with stamped illustration of eyeglasses, a pipe, and a pen on front cover. Publisher's pink top stain. Original dust jacket is in very good- condition, intact but foxed, toned, and mildly torn at edges and corners. Water damage to bottom portion of back cover, but textblock and dust jacket are unaffected. Written in his mother tongue, apek writes short essays about specific words and their uses and idiocyncracies. The second portion of the book moves into a broader reflection on the use of phrases and idioms and their cultural significance.

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Bookseller
Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
62911
Title
V Zajetí Slov
Author
apek, Karel
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very good -
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Later Czech edition
Publisher
Svoboda
Place of Publication
Prague
Date Published
1969
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Czech ; political ; early 20th century ; Eastern European authors ; linguistics ; sociology; science fiction; sci-fi

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About Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

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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...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...
Edges
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...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...

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