Publisher:Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1940
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1940, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Reprint
Colour illustrated frontispiece, illustrator not credited. Red coloured boards with self embossed design to the book panels and gilt titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with yellow and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. A story in English public school, from the early part of the 20th century. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges along with sun fading, commensurate with the loss of dustwrapper. Bumping to the book corners and some garden of the book edges. The spine is cocked. Browning to the text block edges along with faint foxing. White mark, where dustwrapper has adhered to the book panel, to the top edge of the rear panel. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and there is loss to the top and bottom backstrip edges -- measuring 0.25". Heavy rubbing to the dustwrapper panels along with handling marks. Numerous tears to the dustwrapper edges. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Water stains to the verso the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. (8), 9-282, (2) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Britain/UK; Children. Inventory No: 0111625.