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    R. Austin Freeman. The Exploits of Danby Croker. London: [1920]. Reprint, "Popular Edition." Inscribed.
    R. Austin Freeman. The Exploits of Danby Croker. Being Extracts from a Somewhat Disreputable Autobiography. London: Duckworth & Co., [1920]. Reprint, "Popular Edition." Inscribed, "Dr. E. Teechmann / with best wishes from / R. Austin Freeman / 2nd Jan. 1923." Octavo. [4], 307, [1] pages. Publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends pushed and slightly worn; mild crease and faint discoloration to backstrip; minor wear along joints; light rubbing and minimal soiling to boards; wear along bottom edges; corners and bottom edge of rear board tapped. Text block moderately browned; top edge slightly dust-soiled; bump at fore-edge toward rear of text block affecting page edges; light foxing and smudging to endpapers; hinges cracked, but still sound; a couple of small chips to fore-edge of front free endpaper. Mild rubbing to exposed panels of jacket; fairly large chips out of ends of spine panel, lower one extending up about two inches, with a split up the front panel fold an additional three-quarters of an inch; rumpling with associated creasing and short tears at edges of front and rear panels; small hole at edge of front panel; smaller chips at flap fold ends; front flap detached at fold; splitting starting at ends of rear flap fold; bottom of front flap creased. Very good overall.


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