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River Niger : With A Prefatory Letter By T.E. Lawrence by  Simon Jesty - First UK Edition - 1935 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 1000000022)

River Niger : With A Prefatory Letter By T.E. Lawrence

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River Niger : With A Prefatory Letter By T.E. Lawrence

by Jesty, Simon

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good++/Very Good+
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by Boriswood, London in 1935. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Light toning and dustiness to the text-block. A small area of toning corresponding to the wrapper chipped area at the upper spine end. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is in Very Good+ condition being slightly marked and rubbed and a little dusty in places. A little loss at the upper spine end and upper front spine fold. With the 'Book Guild' recommendation sticker on the front as issued. The wrapper looks striking in the removable brodart archival cover. T.E. Lawrence's name features on the front panel of the dustwrapper and most of the blurb quotes from his preface. The three-page Preface is in fact the letter Lawrence wrote to the publisher recommending publication but prophesying commercial failure thereby. Very Scarce. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
1000000022
Title
River Niger : With A Prefatory Letter By T.E. Lawrence
Author
Jesty, Simon
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Boriswood, London
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1935
Keywords
Jesty, Lawrence, Niger

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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