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Good. No Dustjacket. 118 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Firmly bound with clean pages and colour plates. Moderate tanning and foxing to end papers and fore edge. Pages are rough cut. Tightly bound cloth with moderate bumping to spine, edges and corners. Crayoning and paper residue to rear board and staining to tail of spine.
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24mo. 118pp. Gilt-stamped red cloth with illustrated paper label laid on front board. Eight color plates. Cloth lightly faded, endpapers darkened, else very good, lacking the dustwrapper. The Children's Heroes series.
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