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    J. S. Fletcher. The Chestermarke Instinct. London: 1918. First edition. Inscribed.
    J. S. Fletcher. The Chestermarke Instinct. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1918. First edition. Inscribed by the author, "To / R. Baron [?] / with best wishes / from / J. S. Fletcher / July 1918." Octavo. [6], 307, [1, blank], [4, ads] pages. Publisher's green cloth, spine and front lettered in black; all text block edges trimmed; original dust jacket printed on light green paper. Slight lean to spine; spine ends slightly pushed and discolored; cloth a bit rippled; slight wear and bumping to bottom edges; upper corners tapped. Text block fairly browned; top edge dust-soiled; faint abrasions to remaining edges. Chipping to jacket spine ends with a short split at the foot of front panel fold, all reinforced at verso with dark green tape; spine panel sunned with a handful of small surface abrasions and drip stains; mild discoloration to folds, front and rear panels; flap folds softly creased, with small chips out of ends; slight rumpling and discoloration at top edges of flaps. Very good.


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