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Narrow Boat by L. T. C. Rolt - Hardcover - 1948 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Narrow Boat

by L. T. C. Rolt

Condition: Good


Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1948. Hardcover. Good. 1948. Revised Edition. 212 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth. Contains black and white illustrations. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, moderate foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking overall. Heavy bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends, causing cloth to fray. Book has noticeable forward lean, with heavy dents around edges and light sunning to spine.




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spine
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shelf wear
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