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Every Man a Phoenix: Studies in Seventeenth-century Autobiography

By: Bottrall, Margaret

Price: £5.70

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1958

Seller ID: 471832

Condition: Acceptable


Hardcover with jacket in acceptable condition. Jacket is lightly marked. Jacket spine is slightly faded. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are worn, torn and chipped. Hardcover is slightly tanned and edge-worn. Page block and a few pages are lightly marked. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

The Letters of the Third Viscount Palmerston to Laurence and Elizabeth Sulivan 1804-1863

By: Bourne, K.

Price: £3.19

Publisher: London, Offices of the Royal Historical Society, University College, London: 1979

Seller ID: 195329

ISBN: 0901050555

Condition: Very Good


Binding is slightly grubby but otherwise very well preserved. pages are clean and crisp and printing is tight clean and bright throughout. View more info

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Lula of Brazil: The Story so Far

By: Bourne, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Zed Books Ltd: 2008

Seller ID: 486215

ISBN: 1848130112

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Serials Librarianship

By: Bourne, Ross, Ed.

Price: £15.92

Publisher: London, Library Association Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 085156

ISBN: 0853657211

Condition: Very Good


VG+ paperback. Ex-library copy with a single book plate to show this. 257 pp. View more info

Image for Pitt Rivers: The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

Pitt Rivers: The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 500089

ISBN: 0521400775

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover and jacket. Unread shop stock. Very good condition. Minimal shelf wear along the edges of the jacket. TA View more info

English Novelists (Britain in Pictures)

By: Bowen, Elizabeth

Price: £3.83

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032691

Condition: Good


With 8 plates in colour and 19 b/w illustrations. Minor wear along the spine. View more info

Gordon Brown

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Harper Collins.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246977

ISBN: 000717540x

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover with light shelfwear; contents clean and sound. TPW View more info

Branson

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2000

Seller ID: 251447

ISBN: 1841153869

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear on top corner of front of jacket, and creased upper edge, spine and rear. Price cut from inner front flap. Slight bump on head and foot of hardcover spine; otherwise the item is in excellent condition throughout, with tight binding, clean pages and clear text. TH. View more info

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Conrad and Lady Black: Dancing on the Edge

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Harper Press (An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers): 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 473642

ISBN: 0007232349

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. Very good condition. First edition. One or two very faint scores on the jacket. Pages are clean; all text and images are clear. CM View more info

The Monks of Durham: Life in a Fifteenth-Century Monastery (Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind)

By: Boyd, Anne

Price: £6.05

Publisher: Cambridge/London/New York/Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 025633

ISBN: 0521206472

Condition: Very Good


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The Era of Goethe

By: Boyd, James

Price: £6.37

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Basil Blackwell: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 092903

Condition: Good


frontispiece portrait of author, b/w illustrations, gilt lettering to spine, softening and small tears to head of spine, softening to tail of spine, previous owner's name on FEP, text clean and tight View more info

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T. S. Eliot

By: Bradbrook, M. C.

Price: £2.38

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 421763

Condition: Good


Staple-bound paperback. Pen and a few further minor marks on tanned covers. Lightly worn edges and spine; leading corners are a little bent, slightly affecting a few pages within. Details penned on FEP, which has imprint from paperclip on upper edge, imprinting onto next page. Mark on title page; library stamp on colophon; pages are a little tanned, but all text remains clear, and binding is sound throughout. Bibliographical Series of Supplements to 'British Book News' series. TS View more info

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T. S. Eliot

By: Bradbrook, M. C.

Price: £3.80

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd.: 1950

Seller ID: 453505

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. Sixty-two pages. Bibliographical series of Supplements to 'British Book News'. Published for the British Council and the National Book League. Covers are tanned, lightly marked and edge worn. Previous owner's name penned on front cover. Minor creases on covers, slightly affecting pages. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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But Some Became Stars

By: Bradfield, Susi

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel, Gefen Publishing House: 1998

Inscription: Signed and Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 481834

ISBN: 9652291935

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. Signed and dedicated by the author on the FEP. Slight bumps and wear to the jacket and hardcover spine ends. Pages are clean; all text is clear. CM View more info

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A General's Life: An Autobiography by General of the Army

By: Bradley, Omar N.; Blair, Clay (eds.)

Price: £15.20

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1983

Seller ID: 462794

ISBN: 0283990198

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. From the collection of Sir Edgar Williams. Slight marks to the board edges. The lightest of sunning and edgewear to the jacket. Label on the rear inner flap. Some foxing to the page block. All pages are clean, with clear text and images. CM View more info

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Boswell in Search of a Wife

By: Brady, Frank; Pottle, Frederick A. (eds.)

Price: £18.05

Publisher: Melbourne, London, Toronto, Heinemann Asia: 1957

Seller ID: 471927

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket is protected with a clear cellophane cover. Foxed jacket with a few bumps and nicks. One or two minor scores on boards. Light foxing and tanning on page block. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Minor marks on pages. Text and illustrations are clear. AF View more info

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The Making of William Penn

By: Brailsford, Mabel Richmond

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 488115

ISBN: B00102JI6E

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. First edition. Not ex-library. With woodcut frontispiece by Clare Leighton. Rear board is lightly marked. Leading corners, lower edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Spine is sunned. Page block and pages are foxed. Upper leading corners of early pages are bumped. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Boccaccio: The Man and His Works

By: Branca, Vittore; McAuliffe, Dennis J. (ed.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The Harvester Press: 1976

Seller ID: 482298

ISBN: 0814709532

Condition: Good


Hardcover with jacket in good condition. Plastic-protected jacket is marked and worn. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are creased and nicked. Jacket and hardcover spine ends are bumped. Minor abrasion on front of jacket. Jacket and hardcover rear upper edges are stained. Pen on front inner flap. Boards are lightly marked, faded and lifting on leading edges. Page block is lightly foxed. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

The Letters of John Dove

By: Brand, R. H.

Price: £11.79

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111209

Condition: Good


A nice clean copy with only slight tanning and wear to jacket, and a little spotting to bottom of page block. Dark blue cloth cover with gilt stamped design on front board and gilt lettering to spine, in very nice condition, and with contents clean, tight and bright. View more info

Murder by Nail : Being an Episode in the Career of Jasper Shrig of Bow Street with Particulars of His Highly Original Methods in the Wrybrook Case

By: Brandonleigh, Ed.; Farnol, Jeffery (ed.)

Price: £54.12

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co.:

Edition: No Earlier Edition Stated

Seller ID: 110250

Condition: Very Good


Not dated but circa 1920's/30's. Sun fading to spine, minor softening to tail of spine, soiling to top of page block, minor creasing and soiling to top edges of pages 307-329, otherwise text is clean, bright and tight throughout. View more info

Something Sensational to Read on the Train

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: £15.29

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 283133

ISBN: 1848543115

Condition: Good


Price clipped hardcover. Signed by author. Superficial marks and minor edgewear on jacket. Page block face and head have a few light marks. Birthday message on dedication page (not related to author). Contents are sound, clean, clear. BW View more info

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Evelyn's Diary and Correspondence

By: Bray, William (ed.)

Price: £14.16

Publisher: London, U.K., Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd.: 1900

Seller ID: 419022

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. This book was not published in 1900; it does not have a publication date. Cavendish edition. Boards are slightly rubbed and have one or two light surface marks. Spine is a little cocked. Spine edges are slightly rubbed and ends are worn, bumped and nicked. Leading corners are worn. Page block is tanned and has a few surface marks and age spots. Letter dated 1948 is laid in between pages 486 and 487. Hinges are a little cracked and binding is slightly loose near beginning of book. Minor age-spotting at beginning and end of book. Leading edges of pages 365 to 367 are c... View more info

T. S. Eliot

By: Braybrooke, Neville

Price: £5.42

Publisher: Garnstone Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050807

ISBN: 0900391820

Condition: Good


A 'Symposium for His Seventieth Birthday' first published in 1958, Usual library labels and stamps. Jacket is plastic protected. Cover in good condition. Page block a little dirtied. All contents clean, tight and bright. View more info

Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, ESQ, FRS Comprising His Diary from 1659 to 1669 and a Selection from His Private Correspondence

By: Braybrooke, Richard Lord (Editor)

Price: £11.15

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.:

Seller ID: 022863

Condition: Good


Some rubbing to corners of covers and along edges of spine. Pages unevenly cut. Text is beautifully clean, bright and tight. Dark blue board with gilt lettering and along top of page block. View more info

Image for Madeline McDowell Breckinridge; - Primary Source Edition

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge; - Primary Source Edition

By: Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston

Price: £15.20

Publisher: Nabu Press: 2014

Seller ID: 458740

ISBN: 1294517066

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Facsimile reprint of original 1921 text. HCW View more info

The Life of Henry Irving: Volumes I & II

By: Brereton, Austin

Price: £19.10

Publisher: London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 296036

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. Two-volume set. Distinctive gilt illustration on boards, and gilt lettering on spine. Boards are a little edge-worn, with some patchy fading and a few light surface marks. Spines are a little faded, with a few light surface marks. Spine ends are worn, bumped and nicked. Leading corners are quite worn. Page block and endpapers are rather faded. Pages are slightly sunned. Upper leading corners of pages 69-87 of Volume I are slightly creased. Binding appears sound and pages are tight in both volumes. Text and illustrations remain clear. AF View more info

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Autobiographies By Croatian Writers

By: Bresic, Vinko

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Zagreb-Dubrovnik, P.E.N. Croatian Centre and Most/The Bridge: 1993

Seller ID: 468199

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Light marks and shelfwear to the cover. A few minor marks on the page block. All pages are sound and clean; the text is clear. CM View more info

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The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist

By: Breytenbach, Breyten

Price: £4.47

Publisher: London, U.K., Faber and Faber: 1984

Seller ID: 298337

ISBN: 0571133932

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Dust jacket is a little edge-worn and scuffed, with several light surface scratches and small indentations. Moderate wear to jacket spine ends and leading corners. Hardcover spine ends are a little bumped. Page block is considerably age-spotted, and has one or two additional stains and marks. Binding is sound and pages are tight throughout. Text is clear. AF View more info

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The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist

By: Breytenbach, Breyten

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1984

Seller ID: 481164

ISBN: 0571133932

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition, with jacket in good condition. First edition. Jacket is lightly scored and worn. Minor creases and bumps on edges. Jacket spine is sunned. Page block is lightly marked and tanned. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

A Woman of Passion: Life of E.Nesbit, 1858-1924

By: Briggs, Julia.

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1987

Seller ID: 262100

ISBN: 009168210X

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket covered in plastic jacket. Plastic jacket is slightly wrinkled and split/torn on the upper leading corners and spine head. Dust jacket is slightly sunned on and around the edges on front side. Page block head lightly foxed, there's a small stain on page block face. Pages are bright, clean, crisp, in very good condition. BW View more info

Image for Looking for Milligan: The fascinating search for William Milligan, a pioneering doctor of the Swan River colony c. 1795-1851

Looking for Milligan: The fascinating search for William Milligan, a pioneering doctor of the Swan River colony c. 1795-1851

By: Brine, John

Price: £2.84

Publisher: Australia, The Milligan Society: 1991

Seller ID: 301910

ISBN: 0646030914

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with tiny scrape on lower edge of front cover. Foot of page block is slightly grubby. Pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

Image for A Game of Moles: The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer

A Game of Moles: The Deceptions of an MI6 Officer

By: Bristow, Desmond; Bristow, Bill

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1993

Seller ID: 498369

ISBN: 0316903353

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover and jacket. Negligible exterior wear; page edges slightly tanned; all text is clear - a very good copy. TS View more info

John Stuart Mill

By: Britton, Carl

Price: £4.47

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, Penguin Books Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 191335

Condition: Good


Paper cover is sound with very slight signs of wear at ends of spine. Pages are clean and bright throughout. Yellowing to page edges. Previous owner's name on front inside cover. View more info

Sir Anthony Eden

By: Broad, Lewis

Price: £5.10

Publisher: London, Hamilton & Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 273561

Condition: Good


Paperback. Covers are a little faded, scuffed and creased. Spine body creased. Edges, corners and spine ends are worn, bumped and creased. Page block is tanned. Page edges are tanned throughout, not affecting text. Slight staining at lower corners of pages 260-end, text unaffected. Contents are sound and clear. BW View more info

Alexis De Tocqueville: A Biography

By: Brogan, Hugh

Price: £9.56

Publisher: London, U.K., Profile Books Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 261162

ISBN: 1861975090

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Slightly edge-worn jacket with a few light abrasions and superficial scorings. Back jacket is quite scuffed. Jacket spine ends rather dented. Leading corners slightly worn. Hardcover spine ends bumped and leading corners a little worn. Former owner's nameplate on first title page. Pages clean. Contents sound. Black and white Illustrations. AF View more info

Image for Pioneer of the Air: The Life and Times of Colonel S.F. Cody

Pioneer of the Air: The Life and Times of Colonel S.F. Cody

By: Broomfield, G.A.

Price: £21.38

Publisher: Aldershot, Gale and Polden Ltd: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 476209

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket. First edition. Very good for age. The plastic protected jacket is a little marked and worn, with a few nicks and small chipped portions to the edges. Pages are clean and sound; all text, images and the fold out are clear. CM View more info

Andre Breton, Arbiter of Surrealism

By: Browder, Clifford

Price: £30.25

Publisher: Geneva, Libraire Droz: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 048808

Condition: Acceptable


Cover is folded, dirty and held together with adhesive tape. Cover and some pages are dog-eared. Clean, tight and bright. Ex-library. View more info

Shakespeare

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £1.28

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027492

Condition: Good


Some grubbiness to covers and spine. Would clean up nicely. Minor / light age spotting to endpapers and peppered along page block. Text is clean, tight and bright. View more info

Freud and the Post-Freudians

By: Brown, J.A.C.

Price: £1.09

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 1961

Seller ID: 003639

ISBN: 0140205225

Condition: Acceptable


Paperback. Plastic protected cover repaired with tape. Library sticker on spine and FEP, stamp on inside covers and page block Reading copy only. Edges rubbed. View more info

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Gandhi: Prisoner of Hope

By: Brown, Judith M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 486748

ISBN: 0300045956

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in very good condition. Jacket has some light shelfwear with a slightly sunned spine. Minor bumps to the lower leading corners of the jacket and hardcover. The pages are clean and sound; all content is clear. CM View more info

Image for Gustavo GutiErrez: An Introduction to Liberation Theology

Gustavo GutiErrez: An Introduction to Liberation Theology

By: Brown, Robert McAfee

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Maryknoll, NY, U.S.A., Orbis Books: 1990

Seller ID: 477184

ISBN: 0883445972

Condition: Good


Paperback in good condition. The covers and creased spine are lightly sunned and edgeworn. Minor marks and slight bumps to the page block. Item is a little cocked. The binding is sound; all text is clear. CM View more info

Marco Polo : The Incredible Journey

By: Brown, Robin

Price: £2.56

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, Sutton Publishing Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 283846

ISBN: 0750934204

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with lightly bumped spine ends. Dust jacket has minor creases on upper edge. Faint traces of pencil on topp of FEP; otherwise pages are clean, binding is sound, and text remains clear throughout. T View more info

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Nat Gonella: A Life in Jazz

By: Brown, Ron; Fairweather, Digby

Price: £9.03

Publisher: London, Northway Publications: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 465620

ISBN: 0953704076

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. Signed and dedicated to John Chilton by Digby Fairweather on half title page. Covers are lightly scored and edge-worn. Page block is lightly marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

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Robert Heywood of Bolton

By: Brown, W. E.

Price: £3.80

Publisher: London, S. R. Publishers: 1970

Seller ID: 450230

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. Dust jacket is a little faded and marked. Contents are clean and clear. AM View more info

Image for Alcuin of York: Lectures Delivered in the Cathedral Church of Bristol in 1907 and 1908

Alcuin of York: Lectures Delivered in the Cathedral Church of Bristol in 1907 and 1908

By: Browne, G. F.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1908

Seller ID: 483385

Condition: Good


Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. Boards and spine are marked and slightly faded. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Stamps on FEP and preface page. Previous owner's details penned on title page. Text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Life of George Eliot

By: Browning, Oscar

Price: £6.37

Publisher: London, Walter Scott Ltd: 1892

Seller ID: 102902

Condition: Good


Previous owner name on the FEP, front pastedown and title page. stain at the bottom of the first couple of pages where it looks like the cover got wet. fading of the colour on the back and rubbing to the ends of the spine; pages are rough cut. View more info

Life of George Eliot

By: Browning, Oscar

Price: £2.56

Publisher: London, U.K., Walter Scott: 1890

Seller ID: 293147

Condition: Good


No dust jacket. Hardcover. One of the "Great Writers" series. Ex-library, with library labelling on spine foot, front pastedown, front endpaper and at two or three points throughout. Boards have a few light surface scratches and marks. Spine ends are worn, nicked and bumped. Leading corners are very bent. Pages are lightly rough-cut. Pastedowns and endpapers are a little grubby, with some age-related fading, and a few pages are rather sunned. Small tear near middle of inner edges of pages 9-12. Binding appears sound and text is clear. AF View more info

Duchess of Cork Street : The Autobiography of an Art Dealer

By: Browse, Lillian

Price: £14.01

Publisher: U.K., Giles De La Mare Publishers Ltd: 1999

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 198757

ISBN: 1900357143

Condition: Good


Very good, clean condition. pages are white, bright and tight. Numerous black and white images throughout. View more info

Image for Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Letters, 1940 - 1977

Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Letters, 1940 - 1977

By: Bruccoli, Matthew J. (ed.); Nabokov, Dmitri (ed.); Nabokov, Vladimir

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Limited: 1990

Seller ID: 492702

ISBN: 0297810340

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with jacket in very good condition. Jacket is lightly scored, worn and bumped on edges. Page block is marked. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. HCW View more info

Image for As Ever, Scott-Fitz: Letters Between F. Scott Fitzgerald and His Literary Agent Harold Ober, 1919-1940

As Ever, Scott-Fitz: Letters Between F. Scott Fitzgerald and His Literary Agent Harold Ober, 1919-1940

By: Bruccoli, Matthew J.; Atkinson, Jennifer M. (eds.)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Woburn Press: 1973

Seller ID: 510069

ISBN: 0713000988

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Jacket and boards are slightly sunned, marked and worn in places. Page block head and upper edges of endpapers are marked; pages remain clean and sound throughout, with all text clear. Good to very good overall. TS View more info