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    J. S. Fletcher. The Ambitious Lady. London: 1923. First edition. Inscribed.
    J. S. Fletcher. The Ambitious Lady. London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1923. First edition. Inscribed by the author: "To / R. Baron [?] / with best wishes / J. S. Fletcher / April 1923." Octavo. 312, 8 [publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's olive cloth, spine and front lettered and ruled in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine skewed; mild wear at spine ends and joints; boards slightly splayed; small spot of insect damage at top edge of rear board; slight wear to lower edges. Text block just slightly dulled; top edge slightly dust-soiled, with a small stain toward spine; bottom and fore-edge faintly foxed, with slight rubbing at bottom corner; mild foxing at endpapers and to first and last few leaves of text block. Chipping at spine and flap fold ends of jacket; spine panel dulled just a shade, with some drip staining; soft creasing at folds; mild rubbing and soiling to front and rear panel, with fairly mild rumpling along top edges; pinhole at rear panel. Mild tanning at verso of spine panel and along top edge; mild foxing. Very good.

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