The Life of Mary Kingsley by Stephen Gwynn
Penguin first number 299. Published November 1940. Advert: Norvic (shoes).
No dustwrapper (as published).
Covers dusty. The blue is paler than normal, but doesn't seem to be faded. Hinges rubbed in places, with small chips at the foot..
Pages and edges clean, with little age-tanning.
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