Used-U2-Very Good. Stated first printing. Dust jacket has a small crinkle on one corner, and a couple very tiny tears along the outer edge. Jacket is protected from further damage by a brodart protective cover. The book itself looks almost unread. The pages are crisp and clean, as are the red cloth boards.
Illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Hard cover is red, with gold lettering on spine. Brown end papers. Pages are clean and tight, except for the inscription on front end paper. Book is arranged alphabetically. Charming drawings provided by the author. Stated 'first printing' on the copyright page. "...offers the last word on heralds, hermits, and humbugs. On princesses and apprentices. On crones, thrones, and gnomes. On leeches, trulls and, of course, buried treasure. It distinguishes nicely castles from palaces, witches from warlocks, heretics from apostates..."; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 160 pages; Cover has light bumping, shelf wear, tidily written inscription, on front end paper, dated 1969. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear, 1/2" closed tear at top of back; price clipped flap; in a mylar cover.
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