[MALLESON, Lucy Beatrice.] GILBERT, Anthony.
The Body on the Beam.
First edition, first impression, the remainder issue; this copy with W. H. Smith’s label on the spine, offering the book at “one shilling net, ex-libris”. Most uncommon in the appealing period jacket (designed by Ellen Edwards).
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Jacket spine toned, some peripheral staining, closed-tear to front panel, some nicks and chips, light foxing to fore-edge and at beginning and end.
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