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James Boswell, [Jan 01, 1971] Vulliamy, C. E

Condition: Good


Good. First edition hardcover (Bles, 1932) in black cloth, gilt titles with gilt eagle-and-wreath near bottom of backstrip; pages clean, tight, unmarked, tanned but not brittle; binding sound and square; rubbing at top of backstrip;ship same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard mail takes 4-14 days; expedited mail takes 2-5 days; international orders shipped by global priority mail (5-7 days) whenever possible.

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