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    Henry James. The Ambassadors. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First edition, first printing. Octavo. 431 pages. Publisher's binding and cloth dust jacket. Minor rubbing and soiling to paper covered boards with softly bumped corners. Jacket shows rubbing and wear to edges with fraying at spine ends and staining to rear panel. Overall very good.

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    Binding is slightly cocked; front hinge cracked at title page. Dampstaining to rear board, base of spine, and lower left corner of front board. Jacket with water droplet stains and general rubbing to front, and with dampstaining to rear. Some nicks and fraying at top edges of folds. Spine ends worn, spine darkened.

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    January, 2012
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
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