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The Slender Thread

by Baber, Douglas

Condition: Very Good /Very Good Plus


London: William Heinemann Ltd.. Blue Cloth. 256pp. A super copy of this book with the authors inscription to the half title page. Dust wrapper not price clipped. Slightest of shelf wear to the edges of the wrapper. A short tear of 1 cm from the top edge of the wrapper that has been mended with acid free archival tape to the reverse of the wrapper. A slight nick to the wrapper over the top front corner. Slightest of soiling to the spine, under the wrapper. An excellent first edition copy of this book. . Very Good. 1950. 1st Edition.


  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 206235
  • Title: The Slender Thread
  • Author: Baber, Douglas
  • Format/binding:Blue Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good Plus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1950


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