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Nerve. by  Dick FRANCIS - First Edition - 1964 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 94400)

Nerve.

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Nerve.

by FRANCIS, Dick

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About This Item

London: Michael Joseph, 1964. First edition, first impression. Francis's second novel. Octavo. Original green boards, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket. Spine rolled, contents toned; a very good copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has a toned spine.

Synopsis

Nerve by Dick Francis tells the tale of Robb Finn and his investigations into a series of mysterious accidents happening to jockeys.  From broken legs to outright murder, Finn quickly finds himself caught up in a rather violent world of horseracing.

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book dealer
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
94400
Title
Nerve.
Author
FRANCIS, Dick
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Michael Joseph,
Date Published
1964

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All major credit cards are accepted. Both UK pounds and US dollars (exchange rate to be agreed) accepted. Books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for any reason, please notify first of returned goods.

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Peter Harrington

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
rolled
rolled spine or spine rolled. Damage to a book created by pressure to the spine making it fold or crease in the cover. Damage... [more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

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