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The World of the Children: Four Volume Set

by Miall, Stuart

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


London: The Caxton Publishing Company, Limited. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1949. Fourth. Dark green cloth hardbacks. Each volume contains numerous full color and black and white illustrations as well as line drawings. Extensive blindstamping to front covers with bright gilt to covers and spines. Spines are a tad weak but no breaks at gutters. Each has FO sticker to front pastedown. V. 2 has a child's artwork to front pastedown but no other marks in any v. Very light wear to corners and spine with a few bent and bumped corners. Deckled edges. Very light age tanning. Digital photos available. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
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