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Below the Salt - COSTAIN, Thomas

Collins, 1958, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Price Clipped. Top edges a little dusty. A nice copy.

In 19th century England, this traces the fortunes of three families who took part in the great Waterloo Tontine - a combination of lottery and insurance, which after a fixed period paid an annuity increasing in value as shareholders died, until finally the last survivor took all. 512pp. Size: 8vo Large Post (8¼" x 5") Jacket Designed by Harry Toothill. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.

£11.50 (Now Sold)