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Not Yet the Dodo and Other Verses by  Noel Coward - First Edition - 1967 - from Grimalkin Books and Biblio.co.uk

Not Yet the Dodo and Other Verses

by Coward, Noel

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


London: Heinemann, 1967. This rare "first" of Noel Coward's poetry collection, containing two long verse sequences and 24 shorter poems, is in Fine condition, but with a small signature of the original owner on the front endpaper. The original unclipped dust jacket is in close to Fine condition. I've placed it into a Brodart protective sleeve. See photo. The book is pound in purple cloth with die-stamped gilt spine lettering. The binding is tight, and the pages are bright and sparkling throughout. The book measures 5 3/4 by 8 3/4 inches and includes 90 pages of verse. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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