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An Introduction to Charles Williams

by Hadfield, Alice Mary

Condition: Good /Good Plus


London: Robert Hale Limited. Red Boards. 221pp. An ex-library copy of this book with wrapper. B/w frontispiece plate of Charles Williams. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine. Bound in red buckram being library binding with Gosport Public Library gilt embossed to the lower corner of the front board. Ex-library sticker remains to the front end paper and paste down remain and the usual exlibrary stamps to the reverse of the frontispiece plate and title page and to the last page. A few slight soil marks to the half title page. Slightest of creasing to the front fore edges of several pages. The textblock is otherwise clean and tight. Dust wrapper is not price clipped with slight fading to the spine of the wrapper. Creasing to the head of the wrapper and to the tail of the front of the wrapper. A couple of slight niks to the head of the wrapper. The wrapper is loose fitting because the book is not in its original binding, though remains complete. A good copy. . Good. 1959. 1st Edition.
  • Seller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Seller Inventory #: 218517
  • Title: An Introduction to Charles Williams
  • Author: Hadfield, Alice Mary
  • Format/binding: Red Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good Plus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Robert Hale Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1959

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