Rookery Nook by Ben Travers (John Lane Bodley Head, reprint 1937) J. M. Pollock dustwrapper
John Lane The Bodley Head, reprint 1937
Originally published in 1923. Dustwrapper art by J. M. Pollock.
Hardback – publisher’s cloth over boards with title to spine and front board, with coloured vertical line design to boards, in dustwrapper. 315pp,  publisher’s catalogue. 7.5 x 5.25 inches approx. (190mm x 133mm).
Dustwrapper showing some light wear and rubbing to spine ends and corner tips; a touch dusty; occasional short edge tear; label showing handwritten 3/- price adhered to spine. Cloth a touch dusty otherwise clean and bright; foxing to pages throughout but generally clean; offsetting to rear endpaper; some pages roughly cut; edges of page-block spotted and toned; first page gathering proud of page-block.
Overall, a particularly well preserved copy – very attractive in its dustwrapper.
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