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The Book of Marlow (signed)

by Cairns, A. J. (Jock)

Condition: Very Good /Very Good


Chesham, Buckinghamshire: Barracuda Books Limited. Hardcover. 148pp. 1990. First edition. 4to. Flat signed in black ink by the author. A very good minus, tight copy in very good jacket. No other inscriptions apart from the author's signature. Original publisher's green boards - gilt embossed to the spine. The text supported by numerous photographic reproductions. Some faint pink tone marks (foxing?) to some pages - almost exlusively in the upper margins of the first 19 pages - not heavy in any way but nonetheless present. The jacket has not been price-clipped, has some dust soiling to the head and tails of the flaps and some similar pink toning (foxing?) to the verso of the jacket. . Very Good. 1990. First Edition.
  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 235804
  • Title: The Book of Marlow (signed)
  • Author: Cairns, A. J. (Jock)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Barracuda Books Limited
  • Place: Chesham, Buckinghamshire
  • Date published: 1990


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