Continental Confectionery by Walter Bachmann (Ed.)
1955. First English Edition. 350 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains black and white illustrations throughout. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Heavier tanning and foxing to free endpapers and pastedowns. Thumb-marking present. Grubby pages throughout. Annotations and marginalia to pages throughout. Notable creasing to gutter. Cracking to gutters, with exposed netting. Front and rear boards are loose but still attached. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Notable tanning to spine and edges. Noticeably grubby boards overall. Textblock is shaky.