The Citadel by A J Cronin
1939. 15th Impression. 446 pages. No dust jacket. Black cloth. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper and pastedown. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Fraying to spine edges. White marks with water staining to all surfaces. Book has a slight forward lean.