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Scarce With The Original Wrapper by  Tom Gentleman - First UK Edition - 1945 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 111216)

Scarce With The Original Wrapper

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Scarce With The Original Wrapper

by Gentleman, Tom

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good+/Very Good
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About This Item

The First UK Printing published by Transatlantic Arts (London) in 1945 and printed by The Curwen Press. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition and has been well protected by the wrapper. The spine remains intact. A little very light creasing to a few pages in places. A small short closed tear to the blank lower edge of one of the pages which does not affect any images. A penned contemporary Christmas inscription to the upper front pastedown. The original WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition. A closed tear to the upper front panel / spine area with some loss to the upper spine. This loss is barely noticeable as the decorated boards underneath mimic the wrapper design. Some rubbing to the flap folds. Edge-wear with a few nicks and small closed tears to the edges. The wrapper is now protected in a loose Mylar covering. Profusely illustrated throughout with coloured lithographs by Tom Gentleman. A very scarce survivor and collectible with such attributes. More images are available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Scarce With The Original Wrapper
Gentleman, Tom
Gentleman, Tom
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
First UK Edition
Transatlantic Arts (London)
Place of Publication
Date published
Art, Brae, Curwen, Farm, Gentleman, Transatlantic, Childrens

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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About the Seller

Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2015
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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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: 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 : 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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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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