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    R. Austin Freeman. The Uttermost Farthing. A Savant's Vendetta. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, [1914]. First edition. Octavo (7.625 x 5.125 inches; 195 x 133 mm.). 296 pages. Frontispiece and three additional inserted plates by H. Weston Taylor. Publisher's red cloth, spine and front stamped in black and gilt; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket printed on red paper. Spine ends softly pushed, foot crimped, and showing wear; faintest trace of wear along bottom edges of boards. Top edge of text block dust-soiled; remaining edges scattered with some faint foxing; pale foxing to endpapers; previous owner signature at front free endpaper; date stamp and some discoloration, thumbsoiling to reverse of frontispiece. Jacket lightly rubbed; nicking at spine and flap fold ends, and head of front panel; a few small drip stains to spine panel; roughly 2.5-inch closed tear at upper half of front panel, with some associated soft creasing; folds slightly worn; a bit of paper loss at upper corner of front flap. Near fine.

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