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A book of Britain: An anthology of words and pictures by John Hadfield - Hardcover - 1956 - from Ramblingsid's Books and Biblio.com

A book of Britain: An anthology of words and pictures

by John Hadfield

Condition: Good/Fair


London: Hulton Press, 1956 Hulton Press, London, 1956, hb with d/w, decorated paper boards with a cream cloth spine with gilt titles, corners and head and foot of spine bumped else few signs of wear to the covers, pages lightly tanned with age but remain clean and bright, good tight secure binding, in a dust wrapper that has not been price clipped but is a little tanned with age and is torn and chipped at the edges in particular at the head and foot of the spine [B3371][Box 98]

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