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Best Friends in Summer

by BARD Mary

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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London: Hammond, 1960 (500 gram rate) extremely scarce title. British first edition VG copy, a red pencil tick and a fewgraphite price codes to fep, offset brown from the DW flap, minimal foxing or browning to the closed edges, stunning red boards, the DW not price-clipped, short tear to tail spine, and one short edge tear top of rear panel, lower corner of upper panel split at fold , overall VG DW with edge rubbing , a very nice and very rare title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

Book Details

  • Bookseller: Fortuna Books NZ (NZ)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000805
  • Title: Best Friends in Summer
  • Author: BARD Mary
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hammond
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1960
  • Keywords: mary bard best friends series first edition american juveile fiction
  • Bookseller catalogs: CHILDRENS YOUNG ADULT;
  • Subjects: JUVENILE FICTION / General;

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