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American Knives The First History and Collector’s Guide

TITLE:   American Knives The First History and Collector’s Guide

AUTHOR:  Harold L. Peterson

NUMBER OF PAGES:  178

VOLUME NUMBER: (if applicable)

PUBLISHER:   Charles Scribner’s Sons

COPYRIGHT DATE:   1958

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS NUMBER:  58 – 7523

 

CONDITION:  Very Good normal use and wear. The spine is separating from the cover but that appears to be due to a poor job of gluing originally. Repaired corner at the bottom of the spine.

 

Grading Standards:

FINE:   No defects, as new when first purchased (Like New)

NEAR FINE:  May have 1 or 2 very minor defects. 

VERY GOOD:   Used condition, same as above only it may have two or three more minor defects such as small tears, scratches, small stains to covers, or minor tears and creases to inside pages.

GOOD:  As above only it may have a split hinge, larger tears to covers, soiling or staining of covers, whatever the defect it should be described in detail.

FAIR:   As above with folds and tears throughout, markings to content.

POOR:   As above with loose bindings, missing and torn pages throughout.

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:   I am a knife guy and I also like books, but I’ve never sold them before so I’m not sure about grading the condition of used books. I pulled this grading system off the web.

 

A nice gathering of historical knives relating to the Americas.

 

More pictures available upon request. Will be shipped Media Mail unless you request a quicker method which may affect the price of shipping.

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Item # 12258

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