Twenty-Four Strokes Of The Pen: An Egyptian Holiday
by B. M. W. Jesson
Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex
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Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1929. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1929. First Edition. 122 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains black and white plates. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Thumb-marking present. Substantial creasing to gutter. Binding remains firm. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Notable crushing to spine ends. Heavy sunning to spine and edges. Visible scratches to rear board. Book has a noticeable forward lean.
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- Methuen & Co. Ltd.
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- Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
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