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Cork on the Water by  Macdonald Hastings - First edition - 1951 - from Barker Books & Vintage (SKU: 29168)

Cork on the Water

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Cork on the Water

by Hastings, Macdonald

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  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good in Very Good DJ
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Random House, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. First American printing, very good hardcover shows some mild soil and shelf wear to covers, name, date and rental library ink stamp to front endpaper, staining to page edges with spot staining to a few pages within and with some other light trace wear, in very good dust jacket (price at flap) that shows light soil and wrinkling with edgewear that includes closed tears and shallow open chipping at spine ends and top coner of front panel. 242 pages. Still a solid copy in jacket of this first in the line of engaging novels featuring insurance detective Montague Cork.


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Cork on the Water
Hastings, Macdonald
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good DJ
First edition
Random House
Date Published
Antiques; Collectibles; Rare Books; Spokane, WA; Used Books ; ; ;

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Spokane, Washington
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About Barker Books & Vintage

Welcome to Barker Books & Vintage. We are a brick and mortar retailer of carefully selected books, antiques, and vintage items, located in Spokane, Washington (north of downtown on Monroe Street). Our special emphasis on quality books includes a broad range of titles with particular interest given to those being uncommon or collectible. We have been in business over twenty years with eight years at our present location. Please visit or call with any questions.


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A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
First Edition
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
shelf wear
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