Good. 1962 Hardcover First Edition illus. 150 p. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Acceptable. 1962 Hardcover First Edition illus. 150 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
1st edition stated. 150pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w illustrations by Osbert Lancaster. Very Good/Fair, Hardcover with dust jacket. The spine of the book is lightly cocked (slanted) and there is a little wear at each end of spine. Otherwise the book itself in crisp, clean and tight, no markings. The jacket is worn, with chips and tears, especially at spine ends and front corners. Now in a DJ protector.
Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, "This accumulation of short pieces brings only delight" (Evelyn Waugh) Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster, book has two minor flaws: softening to the spine-ends, mild tanning to the top edge, binding is tight, clean inside and out, jacket has a 1-inch deep edge-chip at the top of the front panel and a few short edge-tears, a date is stamped on the front flap, the original price (3.50) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
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