Beard the Lion by William Manchester
1959. First Published in GB. 255 pages. Illustrative jacket over red cloth. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Thumb-marking present. Noticeable creasing to gutter. Boards have mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Light tanning to spine and edges. Small marks to boards. Textblock is shaky. Unclipped jacket has moderate edgewear with chips, tears and creasing. Loss to spine ends. Some tanning to spine. Visible rubbing to surfaces.