Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Fair in Fair dust jacket. Foxed 2nd prtg of 1stEd in mylar protected unclipped DJ with tears, rubbing & minor chips. Not written-in, underlined, remainder or ex-library. Mail SAMEDAY! ; 6.75 x 9.25 in.; 48 pages; Bound in gray pictorial paper covered boards lettered in white, with 8 plates in color and 24 black & white halftones. This is number 81 in the famous BRITAIN IN PICTURES series edited by W. J. Turner. This set, which eventually numbered over 140 individual titles, was started early in the Second World War as a morale-booster for the English people. Many famous English writers and experts (Vita Sackville-West, George Orwell, Edith Sitwell, John Betjeman, Rebecca West, Dylan Thomas, Graham Greene etc. ) contributed their efforts. The set proved so popular that many individual numbers were reprinted and eventually a second edition was issued.
Good. Good first edition hardcover (Collins, 1945, 47 pages); boards covered in pale grey-green papers with white calligraphic titles; no dust jacket; pages clean, tight, unmarked; binding sound and square; moderate rubbing at extremities, with very minor damage at top of spine; front paste-down endpaper has gift inscription and small circular label from Canterbury bookstore; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard (media) mail takes 4-14 days; expedited (priority) mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).
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