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The Splendour and the Havoc

by Callard, Maurice

Condition: Very Good /Very Good Minus


London: Jonathan Cape. Black Boards. 255pp. A first edition, scarce with wrapper. Light bump to one corner of the front board. Fresh and clean. Original dust wrapper not price clipped with light sunning to the spine and head of the wrapper. A couple of light creases to the front inner flyleaf. Several short tears of no more than 1 cm to the edges of the wrapper with slight creasing to the head of the rear of the wrapper. Slight rubbing to the wrapper over the corners of the boards and to the head and tail of the spine of the wrapper with a slight nik and crease to the tail of the spine of the wrapper. No loss. A very good, well preserved copy. . Very Good. 1956. 1st Edition.
  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 214225
  • Title: The Splendour and the Havoc
  • Author: Callard, Maurice
  • Format/binding: Black Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good Minus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1956


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