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London, United Kingdom: Hamish Hamilton, 1954. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket (price "10s. 6d. net"), 271 pages; book gently used, only very light traces of shelf wear, traces of pale faded white stains barely visible on front cover, slightly more so at top of back cover, spine slightly slanted but still tight in binding, silver gilt lettering on spine bright and clear, edges age toned, pages very clean and unmarked except for a few scattered pale finger stains (or possibly foxing spots); DJ has numerous tiny chips/tears, heavier chipping sadly to spine ends, wraparound jacket art in shades of gray with yellow highlights (and a Quebec City background view from a ship cruising up the St. Lawrence River), spine ever so slightly faded, some very pale faded old waterstaining inside not visible outside, extremely scarce in any condition, now in new mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Fair.
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- Eric James (CA)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Wedlock's the Devil
- Bullard, Margaret
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good -
- Jacket condition
- First Edition
- Hamish Hamilton
- Place of Publication
- London, United Kingdom
- Date published
- ENGLISH CANADIAN LITERATURE HISTORICAL FICTION British Popular
- Bookseller catalogs
- Literature; Historical Fiction; Rare Books;
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