Early to Bed by Anne Piper
1951. First Edition. 194 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Pages are moderately tanned with mild foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Substantial area of scuffing to front board. 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. Black marks to all surfaces. Book is bowed and forward leaning.