A Shop in the High Street

By: Leek, Sybil

Price: NZ$72.50

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Book Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Some foxing. Dust-jacket faded, with some foxing and staining. A 3/8" tear at head of dust-jacket spine. Rubbing to corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 208 pages. Black boards. Silver and pink lettering, and silver illustration, on spine. Page dimensions: 210 x 141mm. Autobiography. Reminiscences of running an antique shop, bidding rings, dealing with customers, buying and selling of antiques. "Not many women have the courage, energy, toughness and, above all, business acumen to compete with the shrewd and hardened dealers in antiques. But Mrs. Leek was tempered in the market places of the country towns of Hampshire and Dorset [. . .] " - from dust-jacket blurb. Dust-jacket, title page and endpaper illustrations by Douglas Hall.

Title: A Shop in the High Street

Author Name: Leek, Sybil

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: (1962)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 18733

Keywords: Fiction