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Waugh in Abyssinia.

Stock Code 110683

London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1936

Original price $3,233.00 - Original price $3,233.00
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$3,233.00
$3,233.00 - $3,233.00
Current price $3,233.00
First edition, with the printed overslip on the front flap of the dustjacket correcting the blurb that the author had originally objected to. Copies in the preliminary state exist if a tiny handful of examples.

First edition, first impression; 8vo; internally fine; publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red topstain bright, minor bumping to spine ends, with the original pictorial dustjacket by John French, minor creasing to bottom edge of lower panel, tiny nicks to head and foot of spine, else near-fine.

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