Fair/No Jacket. Outer edge of pages have soiling stain, otherwise text is unmarked. Binding is tight. Previous owners bookplate on inside of front board. Blue cloth hardcover has soiling, rubbing, and shelfwear. (A88)
Baker, Charles. THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENTLEMAN'S COMPANION; BEING AN EXOTIC DRINKING BOOK OR UP & DOWN THE ANDES WITH JIFFER, BEAKER & FLASK. NY: Crown Publishers, 1951. 225pp. 8vo. Blue cloth. Spine faded, near fine hardcover.
Very Good. Size: 8vo; Both volumes inscribed and SIGNED by author. Blue cloth hardcovers bright and clean, spines sunned, 1/2 in tear top of one spine at spine edge. Interiors clean and tight. Slipcase just rubbed through at corners, but otherwise very nice and strong.
Signed. First Edition. INSCRIBED COPIES; inscribed by Charles H Baker on plates adhered to paste-downs of both volumes; BOTH volumes are in GOOD condition with little wear to the cloth but fading to their spines; no markings to the text of either volume; slipcase is chipped on extremities, a little torn on the edges. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
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