The Unlicensed Prospector by F. E. Mills Young
1931. First Edition. 290 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Half bound leather with burgundy cloth covered boards. Book has been rebound by library, with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Pages are moderately tanned with mild foxing throughout. Heavier tanning to endpapers and pastedowns. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Library plates to front pastedown and endpaper. Library stamp throughout. Pencil inscription to rear title page. Previous owner's inscription to rear pastedown. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have heavy edge wear with corner bumping. Visible tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Leather peeling to corners, edges and spine. Gilt lettering is darkened. Book has a slight forward lean.