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British Books Ltd, 1111. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 444 pages. Grey dust jacket with lettering over burgundy cloth. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Light cracking to gutter at page 287, with exposed netting. Heavy tanning to text block edges. Small plate to ffep. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Moderate crushing to spine ends. Slight warping to front board. Unclipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Heavy tanning to spine.
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