1951. First Ed Thus. 695 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Black and white illustrations throughout. 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. Illustrations are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have slight edge wear with corner bumping. Visible tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Slightly bowed and forward leaning. Unclipped jacket. Panels have moderate edge wear with chips, tears and creasing. Red ink staining to front panel. Black marks to all surfaces.
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