The Man Who Broke Things by John Brooks
1958. First Edition. 312 pages. No dust jacket. Cream cloth covered boards, with black cloth to spine. Minor tanning and light foxing to pages. Heavier to pastedowns and endpapers. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Faint black marks to text block edges, with small brown marks throughout. Text is not affected. Boards have visible tanning and rubbing along with noticeable handling mark. Black smudging to the front, with small water marks overall. Moderate bumping to corners and fair crushing to spine ends. Noticeable rubbing to the spine as well as a small pen mark to the rear board. Book is slightly bowed and forward leaning.