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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS

by Stawell, Mrs. Rodolph

Condition: Good


Nelson. Good. 1947. Hardcover. A good hardcover without dustwrapper in very slightly soiled red boards lightly bumped/rubbed to the corners, the tanned spine with dulled gilt lettering is bumped/rubbed to the ends, with tanned spine bumped and lightly rubbed to the spine ends and corners, the front endpaper has been removed presumably to remove a previous owner's name, no writing or stamps, unmarked toned occasionally lightly foxed pages foxed to the text-block edges, no writing or stamps, clean pages lightly foxed to the text-bock edges - a tidy, tight copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; The Teaching of English series; Vol. 12 .




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