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IN NO STRANGE LAND by  Jane Oliver - First Edition - 1944 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

IN NO STRANGE LAND

by Oliver, Jane

Condition: Very Good


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London: Collins, 1944. 255pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Green cloth boards lightly bumped on foot, and noticeably so on upper foredge corners. Minor marks on boards. A small, original seller's stamp affixed to front pastedown, foxing spots on head of text-block, which is uniformly acidic (browned). Untrimmed foot. No dustjacket. With the usual war standard issue (minimum margins, no blank pages, etc.), this quality novel by Jane Oliver (b. Helen Christina Easson Rees) is one of her rarer titles . . . Born in the Scottish Borders in 1904, Jane Oliver died in 1970. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover Original Green Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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