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Title:The Golden Book of Modern English Poetry (Everyman's Library)
Price:AUD$9.90 (about USD$6.60)
Item ID:SB00-0114299
Publisher:J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London, 1940
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1940, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint

(6) VII-XVI, 404 pages (2) then a further 16 pages with "Everyman's Library, a classified list of the 961 volumes", introductory note, editor's preface to the first edition, acknowledgements and index of first lines. Pale peach coloured design to the end papers. Green coloured cloth covered board with self embossed design on the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Dark purple coloured tint to the top text block edge. Plain text dustwrapper with green coloured background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. This small book has 300 poems by 130 poets, starting with T.E. Brown born in 1833 to the age of Steven Spender and Day Lewis. Part of the Everyman's Library -- Poetry & the Drama -- Number 921 Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip along with fading, commensurate with loss of dustwrapper. Rubbing to the lower book edges and there is browning to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Faint foxing to the front fore text edge with age toning of both the textblock edges and internal pages. Previous owners details to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There are small closed tears to the top dustwrapper edge and one small tear to the lower right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Most of the tears have associated creasing. There is a piece missing from the top right-hand edge of the front fold over panel. Browning, rubbing and staining to the dustwrapper panels. The results of insect activity can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 0114299.
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