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Eureka Abbreviations Key
a.e.g - all edges gilt append. - appendix auto. - autographed biblio. - bibliograph
bd.(s) - board(s) b/w - black and white col. - colour/ed cl. - cloth
cond. - condition diagm. - diagrams d.j. - dust jacket docum. - document(s)
d.w. - dust wrapper dwgs. - drawings ed. - editor edit. - edition
ex/lib. - ex-library end/p. - end papers facs.ed - facsimilie edition fronts. - frontispiece
gd. - good hc. - hard cover h/title - half title page illus. - illustrations (illustrated by)
imp. - impression/s inscr. - inscribed inscript. - inscription n.d. - no date/not dated
n.n. - not numbered n.p.- no place n.publ. - no publisher nr. - near
orig. - original o/w. - otherwise pict. - pictorial p.o.i. - previous owners inscription
p.p. - printed pages prev. - previous prelim. - preliminary r.h. - right hand
refer. - references repr. - reprint rev. - revised - rebound
sl. - slight/slightly sm. - small t.e.g. - top edge gilt t.p. - title page
t/out - throughout unpag. - un-paginated v.g. - very good w.a.f. - with all faults
wraps. - wrappers w/r. - wrap-around w/out - without

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