Unsuccessful Ladies: An Intimate Account of the Aunts (Official and Unofficial) of the Late Queen Victoria by Jane-Eliza Hasted
1950. First Edition. 260 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over red cloth. Contains black and white plates. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Heavier tanning and foxing to front and rear free endpapers and pastedowns. Plates are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Closed tear to rear free endpaper. Cracking to gutters, with exposed netting. Binding remains firm. Boards have mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Minor bumping to corners. Slight crushing to spine ends. Notable sunning to spine and edges. Brown mark to front and rear board. Moderate tanning and foxing to textblock edge. Unclipped jacket has heavy edgewear with some areas of loss, heavy tears, chips and, creasing. Tape repairs all over. Visible foxing to flaps. Water staining all over. White mark to front panel.