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Design for Living: A Comedy in Three Acts by  Noel Coward - First Edition - 1933 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Design for Living: A Comedy in Three Acts

by Coward, Noel

Condition: Very Good/Good


Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition. 12mo. Gutter cracked, owner's gift inscription penned on front fly, edges lightly sunned, very good in a good only price-clipped dustwrapper with edges chipped and torn, stains on rear panel, price crossed-out on rear flap.


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