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Book-jackets: Their History, Forms, and Use
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from Bibliographical Society of the univ (October 1, 2011)
9781883631130 | details & prices | 288 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $60.00
About: Book-jackets (or ""dust-jackets,"" as they are often called), along with other detachable book coverings such as slip-cases, have been regularly used by publishers in the English-speaking world and some countries of the European continent since the early part of the nineteenth century.