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Shivers for Christmas : (Author's Own Copy) by  Jan  Joan Aiken - 1st Edition  - 1996 - from Tarrington Books and

Shivers for Christmas : (Author's Own Copy)

by Richard Dalby (Ed.) / Richard Adams, Amelia Edwards, George Manville Fenn, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Saki, E. Temple Thurston, Hugh Walpole, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Terry Lamsley, Jill Drower, Roger Johnson, Stephen Gallager, Terry Pratchett, Joan Aiken, Jan

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First US edition. Red paper covered boards. Slight bumping to ends of spine. Light spotting to page edges and endpapers. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Sixteen spine tingling short stories. Includes the first printing of the Richard Adams story 'The Brommie and the Drop-off'. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 250


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