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The Frog and The Scorpion by  A.E Maxwell - 1st Edition - 1986 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

The Frog and The Scorpion

by Maxwell, A.E

Condition: Very Good-/No Jacket


Garden City: Doubleday, 1986. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Apparently scarce in this edition, unfortunately lacking it's dust jacket. Stated First Edition on copyright page, no debossing mark is present. Typically inexpensive binding for Doubleday in this era. Straight, 2 tone 1/2 binding (spine is cloth balance is paper), mild crease corner first end sheet. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.


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