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Francis, Dick NERVE , London: Michael Joseph, 1964.

First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall FIRST EDITION This is the first impression of the first edition of the authors second novel and considered to be a modern horse racing classic. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. The boards are in very presentable condition with the gilt title lettering remaining sharp and definite. Housed in the famous Trevor Denning dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Light overall wear and signs of overall handling. The instantly recognisable and now famous dustwrapper remains a bright example in Very Good condition. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. Photographs of the book and the dustwrapper are available on request. A very nice first edition copy of a rare and much sought after Dick Francis early novel. (Book ref. 000933 )  £ 695.00

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Contact: Michael Carney
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Specialities: Rare, Illustrated and Out of Print Childrens Titles. Modern First Editions. Classic Crime Writers. Select Rare Signed Titles. Biographies.
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