dust wrapper


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Noun1.dust wrapper - a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed
jacket - an outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"
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The publishers make the most of the association: the dust wrapper portrays Sebastian Flyte's teddy bear, Aloysius, reading Brideshead Revisited: The Bear Essentials with Castle Howard in the background.
The fine copy of The Spy Who Came In From The Cold came complete with an unclipped dust wrapper.
The reverse of each volume's dust wrapper features a large, colorful map of one-quarter of the Relic Master terrain, to encourage readers to collect all four books.
It is an original manuscript, the author's corrected typescript with original art work, letters and two examples of the dust wrapper.
The book is handsomely presented with an attractive dust wrapper.
Salinger's Catcher in the Rye in the dust wrapper was $100 in 1978, $500 in 1986, $7,500 in 2000, and $15,000 or more now; Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was $50 in 1978, $250 in 1986, $7,500 in 2000, and $15,000 or more now.
The dust wrapper is a delight, a watercolour of a Himalayan scene by a fellow officer, while the book itself is illustrated with detailed and informative line drawings of Nepalese life by George Douglas.
But the book - the second signed copy to emerge for sale in 40 years - is missing its valuable protective dust wrapper.