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Previous owner's inscripion in pencil, dated 1936, on front endpaper. Dampstains and fading to margins of boards. Dust-jacket with scattered foxing, and some tears to margins. Dust-jacket is price-clipped.; 208 pages + 4 colour plates (including frontispiece). Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 182mm x 122mm. Illustrated by A. Maculric. Famous children's novel, originally published in 1877. "The first place that I can well remember was a large pleasant meadow with a pond of clear water in it." - the opening sentence. "With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect." - Wikipedia entry on "Black Beauty", accessed November 2018.
Title: Black Beauty
Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: [c1935]
Book Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20194