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Air-Conditioned Nightmare.

by Henry Miller

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New York, NY Avon Books, 1945. Mass Market Paperback Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; light wear to the extremities, with a small scuffed area at the outside edge of the rear panel and a very faint crease top to bottom of the front panel; the front hinge has been carefully reinforced with clear cellophane tape; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a small, faint cup-ring at the front panel; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.15 x 4.3 x 0.7 inches). 255 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5.6 ounces. Avon V-2038. Mass Market Paperback.


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