Very good. very good binding, little wear, pages are clean & unmarked-mildly age toned. dust jacket has many tears along edges. hardcover w/ light grey cloth covers. 253 p. JS ~ BUY Here: Actual photo * Accurate description * Satisfaction Guaranteed * Orders are carefully boxed & shipped next business day!
Taylor, R. Very Good in No Dust Cover jacket. First edition. Very good hardcover with no dust jacket. Inside dust jacket flap with book summary is pasted into endpaper. Some general wear and yellowing.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Mild offsetting to the front end papers, else a clean example of the First Edition in a price clipped Very Good jacket.; A Four Square book; 8 X 6.40 X 1.50 inches; 252 pages.
R. Taylor. Good in fair jacket. Octavo, tan cloth, red stamped front and spine. Illustrations by R. Taylor. Pictorial dust jacket in red, green, black & white, with b/w advertisements for other Ruark books on back panel. Minimal edgewear, light tanning to endpapers and edges of text block. Few small dogears. Inscription ("Christmas 1950") to half-title. Front free endpaper removed, else very good. DJ: tanned, especially spine. Chips to top and base of spine and extremities, few small tears and creases. Light stain to back panel near spine.
Fair. Fair Hardcover, no DJ. 1949. Pages are clean and unmarked. End papers show some soiling. Front hinge is broken. Edges and covers are soiled.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Being a huge Ruark fan I was disappointed in this book. It seems to be a collection of short stories and just doesn't seem to fit his later writing style that I enjoy so much. I'll try and read this one again at a later date...maybe then I can enjoy it more.
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