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Ayars, James Sterling

Published by Abelard-Schuman, New York, 1956
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Black Swan Books, Inc. (Lexington, KY, U.S.A.)

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Presentation copy: "Best wishes to ., who has helped to make our visit to the Campus School a very pleasant event. James Sterling Ayars. Kalamazoo, Mich. March 11, 1966." (Signed on the front fly-leaf, and signed again beneath his name on the title page). Illustrated with color drawings by Bob Hodgell. The dust jacket is protected by a Brodart mylar cover. Not an ex-library copy. No remainder marks. No names or marks in the text. Most books shipped within 24 hours. All books mailed with Delivery Confirmation. The dust jacket is price-clipped with a small area missing pieces between the spine panel and the rear jacket cover. The jacket has minor chipping at the spine ends and the extremities. There is also some age-darkening on both sides of the spine panel covering about an inch into the front and rear covers and finally a small nearly round surface tear near the bottom of the spine panel. Near fine condition in very good - dust jacket. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo.; 77 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 35880

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Publisher: Abelard-Schuman, New York

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Bob Hodgell

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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