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SA Auction #100 begins on 14 Jul 2022

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Shute, Neville

In the Wet (1953 first edition with near very good dustjacket)

Published: Heinemann, London, 1953

Edition: First

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  • Jacket painting by Biro
  • Stamped at end "overseas edition"

Pictorial dustjacket, red cloth-boards, gilt to spine, plain endpapers, [vi]/354 pp plus author's note


  • This is a very good copy overall; the dustjacket is lightly edge-chipped (see image); the binding is tight and square; there is a bookseller ticket on front paste-down; ink ownership on front free endpaper; complete, undiscoloured and otherwise unmarked
  • Jacket Condition: Near Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 185 x 130 x 30; 0.4 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), of or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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