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Title:The Art of Being Happily Married
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.50)
Item ID:SB00-0116846
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Bodley Head, London, 1953
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Good
The Bodley Head, 1953, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

preface by author. Yellow coloured boards with green coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with green and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The first English translation of the play by this French wit. A play dealing with courtship and conquest through to the silver wedding of a couple, and how they stayed happily married. Translated from the French by Crystal Herbert. Softening and fading to the backstrip with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Browning and some foxing spots to the textblock edges and lighter Browning of the pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down and the endpapers show the residual marks of tape. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Heavy rubbing of the dustwrapper panels and all creases. Sunning to the backstrip. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 7-128 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Humour. Inventory No: 0116846.
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