The reluctant Queen. by Molly Costain Haycraft
1964. 256 pages. Un-clipped illustrated jacket over blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Pages remain mostly clear and bright with minimal tanning and foxing throughout, light occasional marking. Heavier tanning to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Binding remains firm. Boards are lightly marked and stained and have mild edge wear, slight bumping to corners, light crushing and wear to spine. Jacket is lightly marked with light edge wear, minor creases, chips and small tears.