Baghdad by the Bay by Herb Caen illustrated by Howard Brodie (1949) hardcover first edition book

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Herb Caen illustrated by Howard Brodie - Baghdad by the Bay

Garden City, N.Y.:Doubleday & Company, 1949. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige boards with brown stripe. Illustrated. 276pp. Illustrated endpaper. Fair condition. Visible wear and discoloration to edges and covers of boards, textblock. Binding is somewhat rolled with minor separation of textblock from spine. Creasing, toning, discoloration, smudging, and general wear to textblock edge/inner boards/pages of text. Previous owner inscription to upper edge of front, inner board. Fragile front hinge. Discoloration and staining to title page. Toning to textblock. Dust jacket is not price clipped and is in fair condition. Chipping with open/closed tears to edges/upper and lower spine. Toning to all faces of dust jacket.

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