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The Father Christmas Letters misprint

Nov 11
2020/11/11 23:08:50 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Me Aunt was purging her storage and was going to tossthis book In the dump pile but I quickly saw that it’s Unique so I’m wondering it it’s of any value. It’s printed upside down and backwards -see pics - it’s in near perfect condition (a couple of indents on the top of the book is all) Anyone else come across a misprint like this?

Thanks in advance!

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Nov 11
2020/11/11 23:18:29 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I have that edition. It is only upside down if I turn it over before opening.
Nov 11
2020/11/11 23:19:18 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Misbinds like this are not really of any value (and generally they seem to occur more often than one might expect), but at least you can flip it upside down to read it!
Nov 11
2020/11/11 23:37:15 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Okay good to know! I was afraid to handle it at all lol but it’s a beautiful book and my family will love this at Christmas.
Nov 11
2020/11/11 23:49:01 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I think it has character! It'll make a fun gift indeed.
Nov 12
2020/11/12 1:10:43 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
I agree a misbinding like this doesn't add value, but it is still a fun book! Looks like a first impression from Canada.
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