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SUN AND SHADOW by Marcel Breuer - First edition - 1955 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and


by Marcel Breuer

Condition: Very Good/good

New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 8 x 11 in. Tan cloth boards with white titles. Condition is VERY GOOD ; minor shelf wear, covers very clean but right lower front edge has some damage, probably from mice. Binding tight and text very clean, unmarked. Endpapers mildly foxed with PO's name on ffep. DJ is GOOD ; not price-clipped ($7.50) clean but lightly foxed, edges worn with some small closed tears and one small open tear at rear by spine tail. Same damaged area along lower front edge with more loss to the DJ by far than to the binding. In a new Mylar wrapper. Arch. RGR.


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