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Arctic Mood: A Narrative of Arctic Adventures by Eva Alvey Richards - Hardcover - 1949 - from The World of Rare Books and

Arctic Mood: A Narrative of Arctic Adventures

by Eva Alvey Richards

Condition: Good/Acceptable

Caxton Printers, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1949. 282 pages. Blue pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Name to front endpaper. Rough cut page are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Tape marks to pastedowns. Binding has remained firm. Boards are a little rub worn with some slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a little crushed. With some tanning to spine and edges.Jacket is missing most of its spine and the rear flap is detached. Jacket is backed with brown paper. The dust jacket has heavy edge wear, with tears, chips and areas of loss. Unclipped. Tape and tanning to jacket.


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