Character Sketches. With 7 illustrations in colour and 40 in black and white by Fred Lawson. A UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded. It shows a trace of gentle wear to the top and bottom edges. The spine is sound. It is gently bruised at the base and shows light scuffing and nicking at the head. The back panel is bright, showing a touch of light wear at the top edge. to the edges. Book :
The book is square and very tight. The boards are bright, clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. The spine ends are gently bruised. The pages are clean. The uncut closed page edges are slightly dusty - the leading edge is spotted. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is solid and without cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Bodley Head, 1931
Condition: Very Good +. Wrapper: Very Good ++