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Second City: Glasgow

by Oakley, Charles Allen

Condition: Very Good /Very Good Minus


Glasgow: Penguin Books Ltd. Hardcover. 0216911788 223pp. (light blue spine) 4to. large sized. 1985. Third edition reprint. A very good plus, clean, tight copy in very good minus jacket. Original publisher's black boards - gilt embossed to the spine. a former owner's name, place and date to the head of the front endpaper. The text supported by numerous photographic reproductions and line drawings. A light bump to the head of the spine. The jacket has not been price-clipped. It has a couple of small stains with tidemarks to the verso of the jacket (no signs of damage to the book itself. There is some uniform fading to the spine of the jacket with a small area of rubbing to the head of the spine. Some more general shelf wear to the jacket and an open nick and some rubbing to one upper corner of the jacket. The jacket has not been price-clipped. A very good plus, clean, tight copy in very good minus jacket. . Very Good. 1976. Third Edition.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 238485
  • Title: Second City: Glasgow
  • Author: Oakley, Charles Allen
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good Minus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0216911788
  • ISBN 13:9780216911789
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Place: Glasgow
  • Date published: 1976

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