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THE PEOPLE WITH THE DOGS by  Christina STEAD - First printing. - 1952 - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB and


by STEAD, Christina

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. Yellow cloth. Advance copy for review with slip laid in. Some browning to edges of pastedowns from binding glue, page edges yellowed; light ring spiot to front cover, soft creases to spine ends, VG otherwise. Dust jacket (art by George Salter) has yellowing to spine and rear panel, creased tears at lower spine and lower inner corner of front panel internally repaired, browning to flap folds; in all just good, but not so bad in appearance, flap price intact. Uncommon book by the noted Australia-born author. . First printing.. Hardcover.


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