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Edges of Science
by Prentice Hall
Written in English
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Sprague de Camp, illustrated by Don Simpson. It was first published by Owlswick Press in The book is a collection of twenty-two articles (two of them book reviews) on various curiosities and wonders. When it occurs only on the page edges it is a brownish spotting that occurs mostly due to humidity in books that were not stored very well (boxes in the attic, etc).
Today the paper is “acid free” and this foxing (rusting of the iron) does not occur. Removing it from page edges: you can try a fine sandpaper but you should be careful. The spine is the vertical edge of the book where all of the pages are connected.
Western books generally have the spine on the left hand side of the front cover. Japanese and Arabic books both tend.
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Eventually, he figures it out. What began as a clumsy two-step became a graceful ballet. Read his thoughts and experiences along the way"--Cover, page 4.
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