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The Great Hunger: Ireland, 1845-1849 by Cecil Woodham-Smith - Hardcover - 1962 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Great Hunger: Ireland, 1845-1849

by Cecil Woodham-Smith

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Hamish Hamilton, 1962. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1962. 385 pages. Green pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Light wear to unclipped dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges.


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