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A price-clipped book has had the price cut from the fly leaf on a jacket front.

A substantial amount of the value of a collectible book resides in the condition of the dust jacket. Some estimates place this as much as 60% of the overall value. A price-clipped copy will be disclosed in our book desciptions. A price-clipped book will typically cost less then an unclipped copy of the same title. How much less is determined by the relative scarcity of the book.

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