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The Prelude to Adventure

£14.99

Product description

Number 465 from the "World's Classics" series published by Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press in 1938.

Small pocket-book. The mainly red jacket has black titles and white decoration with the publishers emblem in the centre. There are some tears around the edges with some small nicks missing around the spine; the price corner is not clipped. The spine is discoloured where exposed.

The book has blue buckram covered boards. The front has the publishers emblem blind stamped in the middle and ruled margins, the rear is similar without the emblem. The details are on the spine in still bright gilt text.

No inscriptions, no markings. The hinges and binding are in excellent condition, the book has the appearance of being little red. There is a blue cloth place marker, faded at the end where it has been exposed.

Item details

Author(s):
Walpole, Hugh
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
153 x 101 x 11 mm approx.
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Oxford

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About this item

Number 465 from the "World's Classics" series published by Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press in 1938.

Small pocket-book. The mainly red jacket has black titles and white decoration with the publishers emblem in the centre. There are some tears around the edges with some small nicks missing around the spine; the price corner is not clipped. The spine is discoloured where exposed.

The book has blue buckram covered boards. The front has the publishers emblem blind stamped in the middle and ruled margins, the rear is similar without the emblem. The details are on the spine in still bright gilt text.

No inscriptions, no markings. The hinges and binding are in excellent condition, the book has the appearance of being little red. There is a blue cloth place marker, faded at the end where it has been exposed.

Author(s):
Walpole, Hugh
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
153 x 101 x 11 mm approx.
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Oxford

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