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Nets - How to Make, Mend and Preserve Them

by Steven, G. A

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


United Kingdom: Routledge. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. First Edition; 3rd Impression. Hardcover. 1443738573 . A Very Good 1960 3rd impression hardcover (stated), in Good dustjacket. Book is in light blue cloth boards, with two small spots of soiling to front board. Spine ends and corners are very lightly bumped, and spine is cocked. Internally, very light foxing to prelims. Pages are otherwise clean and bright throughout. The unclipped dustjacket is lightly soiled and foxed to spine; rubbed and worn to extremities, with some chipping to spine head, and tiny hole to front flap - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages .


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