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    R. Austin Freeman. Helen Vardon's Confession. London: [1922]. First edition. Inscribed.
    R. Austin Freeman. Helen Vardon's Confession. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1922]. First edition. Inscribed, "Dorothy Mary Thomas / with the best of good wishes for her / happiness + prosperity from / R. Austin Freeman / 17th July 1923." Octavo. 335, [1, epilogue] page. Publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in black, front with blind-ruled border; top edge of text block trimmed. Backstrip faded; spine ends gently pushed and worn; slight wear along joints; faint discoloration toward board edges; a couple of abrasions at head of front panel; a few small spots of bubbling to rear board; light wear along bottom edges; corners tapped with boards peeking through cloth. Text block softly dulled from age; top edge darkened with small gouge toward spine; some spots of foxing along fore-edge and bottom edge; rubbing at bottom edge toward corner; mild discoloration and bubbling at endpapers, from binder's glue; faint foxing scattered occasionally throughout, thickest at first and last few leaves; evidence of dog-earing throughout. Very good.


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    September, 2019
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