The Popular Poodle by Clara Bowring, Alida Monro
1957. Reprinted. 198 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Front inside flap of dust jacket tucked in to front of book, heavy tears and creasing. Contains black and white photographic plates. Pages and plates are lightly tanned and foxed throughout, heavier to endpapers. Cracking to gutters of a few pages with exposed binding. Minor pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Cracking to hinges with exposed binding. Binding is slightly shaky. Boards have moderate edge wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Mild tanning to spine and edges. Dark rubbing to surfaces, with black stain to front board.