Cleopatra's Needles by Aubrey Noakes
1962. First Edition. 128 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Pages are mostly clean overall, with moderate tanning and mild foxing throughout. Cracks to guttering, causing pages to become loose. Plate no. I is detached, but still present. Plates are moderately tanned with some foxing. Pen inscription, with label remnants to front free endpaper. Water staining to top text block edge, affecting pages. Boards have slight edge wear with corner bumping. Mild tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is bright and clear. Unclipped jacket. Panels have light edge wear with tears and creasing. Water marks overall.