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by W.L. Wyllie; M.A. Wyllie

Illustrated by W.L. Wyllie; M.A. Wyllie

Published by A. & C. Black. 1st. 1905

Almost very good condition. Brick red/brown cloth, black and gilt picture of sailing ship to front cover, Big Ben to spine. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates with b/w chapter head and tail pieces. 3000 copies printed. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series.

Split/tear to spine at top, vertically and horizontally. Bumping to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Couple of inch crack/crease to top corner of front cover; some damage to pastedown on verso. Creasing in same place to prelims, including frontis. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Grubby margin marks to contents pages/list of illustrations. Foxing and browning to outer page edges; a few margin marks, but contents are generally still very good.

Stock no. 2137438

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