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THE MAGPIE JACKET: A Tale of the Turf.

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THE MAGPIE JACKET: A Tale of the Turf.

by GOULD**, NAT:

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GOOD./No dw/dj,wraps as issued.
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UK,slim 12mo softback digest,1st thus. [Originally and first published in HB in 1896,this magazine/digest edn being published circa 30s.] GOOD.Pencilled owner inscrptn to front blank,no price to covers and undated (circa 1920s(?)/30s). Colour pictorial illustrated front paper cover with white and white-outlined red letters,rear cover with blue+white publisher's advert for other Nat Gould titles is slightly grubbed and with a pencilled horse(?) doodle,blue lettering to spine/backstrip with some minimal loss at foot of same; with shelf-wear,rubbing,creasing and some minimal chipping with reciprocal loss to edges and corners,small closed tears to front corners.Top edges aged/ darkened,fore-edges also aged and thumbed; contents also darkened with top+bottom corner creases to some pages - a mixture of accidental and intentional(?) but tight and solid.UK, slim 12mo wraps,1st edn thus,6-157pp [paginated] includes XXVIII (28) chapters,plus [unpaginated] blank,title page and 2pp blanks at rear.
Nathaniel Gould was born in England and spent some ten years as a reporter in Australia in Brisbane,Sydney and Bathurst between 1884 and 1895.
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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja867220
Title
THE MAGPIE JACKET: A Tale of the Turf.
Author
GOULD**, NAT:
Illustrator
UK,slim 12mo softback digest,1st thus.
Format/binding
Softback digest.
Book condition
Used - GOOD.
Jacket condition
No dw/dj,wraps as issued.
Quantity available
1
Publisher
LONDON.GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS,LTD.,nd.
Keywords
q52.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,slim 12mo softback digest,1st thus.No ISBN.Uniform reprints.Horse-racing_turf_fiction_novel.Nat Gould_horse-racing fiction_novels_Australia.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.

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PLYMOUTH., Devon
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About R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.

Bookdealer/seller established 1984, selling used,new,out-of-print,collectable (vintage and TV tie-in p/backs etc.), modern and second-hand books and book-related ephemera.We specialise in Children's Illustrated books,Modern Firsts,Fiction and Non-fiction - a good, wide range of subjects - Nautical, Naval/ Military,Theatre+Film biography/ autobiography, GENERAL (non-fiction/ reference),author SIGNED copies/edns, and other Collectables.I no longer have a B&M store (established 1984) since 1996,as I then became an internet- based seller exclusively,continuing with Mail Order selling as well.Viewing by arranged appointment(s),book searches undertaken and welcomed.Minimal grade of stock is VG/VG (the exception), the majority around FINE/FINE.[Criteria used - as a bibliophile myself,would I want to see this book on my own personal bookshelves!!] Welcome,and thank you for browsing my stock - enjoy!"WE HAVE WHAT YOU WANT, THOUGH YOU MAY NOT KNOW IT!!"

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