The Authentic Arabian House and His Descendants by Lady Wentworth (1962) hardcover book

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Lady Wentworth - The Authentic Arabian Horse and His Descendants: Three Voices Concerning the Horses of Arabia

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1962 (first published in 1945). Second edition. Revised edition. Hardcover. Oversize. Blue boards. with gold lettering. 213 plates in half-tone and 39 plates in color. Fold-out map at rear of text. 368pp., including the index. Previous owner inscription (in ink) to the upper edge of the front pastedown. Pencil annotation to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. The spine is very slightly rolled. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is price clipped and is in very poor condition. Light sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some chipping to the upper/lower dust jacket spine. Some wear and chipping to corners and hinges. Large open tears to the front dust jacket cover. Creasing and wrinkling to all surfaces of the dust jacket. Open tear to the upper spine of the dust jacket. Markings to the front cover of the dust jacket. Chipping to hinges and corners of the dust jacket. Discoloration to the rear cover of the dust jacket.


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