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    Dick Francis. The Sport of Queens. London: Michael Joseph, [1957]. First edition. Octavo. 238 pages. Color frontispiece and eight additional leaves of black-and-white photographic reproduction plates. Publisher's bright blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; all text block edges trimmed; original pictorial dust jacket. Spine ends rolled, minor wear at extremities. Bookseller inking and penciling at front free endpaper, including a line of effaced inking. Text block dulled, particularly along edges, with a few spots of staining along top edge. Jacket tanned and rubbed, with restoration along top edge and at foot of spine panel. Very good book in a good jacket. Purports to be the personal copy of Anne Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster, with her signature on front free endpaper.

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    5th Thursday
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