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Facing the Odds

£15.00

Product description

Douglas Goldring (1887-1960) was a prolific British writer and journalist. He was a founder of the Georgian Society, and his other well-known works include The Black Curtain and The Permanent Uncle.

This copy of Facing the Odds was published in 1940. It is in very good condition. The dust jacket is intact, save a small tear on the front top right cover's corner and very light shelf wear on the top and bottom of the spine. The dust jacket's spine seems to have some small amount of sun damage. The inner corner is not cut. The book itself has its covers in extremely good condition, with virtually no bumping to the edges or corners. There is slight discolouration and very small amount of foxing on the inner page, from contact with the dust jacket. Covers are board with light navy/teal clothe; red lettering. 256 pages.

Item details

Added value:
First edition, uncut corner.
Author(s):
Douglas Goldring
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Cassell and Company.
Title:
Facing the Odds

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About this item

Douglas Goldring (1887-1960) was a prolific British writer and journalist. He was a founder of the Georgian Society, and his other well-known works include The Black Curtain and The Permanent Uncle.

This copy of Facing the Odds was published in 1940. It is in very good condition. The dust jacket is intact, save a small tear on the front top right cover's corner and very light shelf wear on the top and bottom of the spine. The dust jacket's spine seems to have some small amount of sun damage. The inner corner is not cut. The book itself has its covers in extremely good condition, with virtually no bumping to the edges or corners. There is slight discolouration and very small amount of foxing on the inner page, from contact with the dust jacket. Covers are board with light navy/teal clothe; red lettering. 256 pages.

Added value:
First edition, uncut corner.
Author(s):
Douglas Goldring
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Cassell and Company.
Title:
Facing the Odds

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