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Murder for Profit by William Bolitho - Hardcover - 1926 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Murder for Profit

by William Bolitho

Condition: Good


Jonathan Cape, 1926. Hardcover. Good. 1926. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Black boards with gilt lettering. Some internal hinge cracking. Light tanning to text pages with light tanning, water marks and foxing to endpapers and text edges. Some pencil annotations to endpaper. Scraps, small bumps and dog ears to text pages edges. Some rubbing to the board edges and wear to the spine ends. A few marks to front and rear boards. Light water marks to boards and spine. Small bumps to corners with bumps to boards edges.

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