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    G. K. Chesterton. The Incredulity of Father Brown. London: 1926. First edition.

    More Information: G. K. Chesterton. The Incredulity of Father Brown. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1926. First edition. Octavo. [8], 295, [1] pages. Publisher's full black cloth; spine stamped in blind with publisher's device; front and spine lettered and ruled in red. Original illustrated dust jacket. Bottom edge untrimmed; others trimmed. Mild shelf wear at extremities of bindings; spine ends pushed; top edge a bit dusty; front corners slightly bumped; slight speckle-soiling to rear board. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge slightly dust-soiled with brown stain to edges of first several leaves. Occasional light, marginal soiling scattered throughout interior. Fraying with a bit of paper loss to jacket, most pronounced at top edge with slight loss to spine text; handful of short closed tears; brown stain at top of rear panel and flaps; general mild rubbing, toning, and spot-soiling to exposed panels. Several tape repairs and reinforcements at verso of jacket. Very good.

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