Chase a Dark Shadow by Ivy Valdes
1971. First Edition. 184 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket with black lettering over red cloth. Jacket is in plastic cover and is tape to boards and pastedowns. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Notable brown stains (approx. 1cm) mainly to page edges. Distinct tanning to pages throughout. Some cracks to gutters. Previous price to front endpaper and small pen inscription to rear pastedown. Front hinge cracked causing front board to be shaken with some surface tears to endpaper. Mild wear and bumping to spine, and visible board edges. Minor scuffing to cloth at spine ends, with some faint markings across the boards from tape residue. Unclipped dust jacket is partially protected by plastic over which has splits and chips. Mild wear, with small tears and loss to edges and corners. Noticeable tanning and soiling all over.