Sucker’s Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America from the Colonies to Canfield by Herbert Asbury (1938) hardcover book


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Herbert Asbury - Sucker’s Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America from the Colonies to Canfield

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue boards with partial original dust jacket pasted down. 493pp., including the index. Illustrated. Dust jacket front and rear cover have been (unfortunately) pasted down to boards (spine and inner flaps missing). Previous owner’s bookplate has been pasted to the front, inner board. Annotation and pricing (in pencil) from several previous bookstores to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Rudding to edges and corners of boards. Toning and rubbing to the spine (lettering on the spine has been mostly rubbed away). Foxing to inner boards. Toning to pages/inner boards. Minor creasing, toning, scratching, and discoloration to boards/inner boards/pages of the text/ text block edge.

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