Antibiotics might help with that

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Rimfire on the Prod

Charles Ballew, London: Wright & Brown, 1944

It just sounds so uncomfortable: no wonder he looks like he’s in a bad mood.

Also, just to add insult to … unfortunate condition … it seems that he’s set his moustache on fire instead of lighting his cigar. Poor chap.

A much later acquired volume (seriously, I’m years behind posting these things!) might give us a clue about how he picked it up, though:

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Ouch.

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It won't surprise you to learn that I'm quite keen on books, and spend as much of my spare time as possible picking over second hand book stalls and charity book sales with my surprisingly delicate claws.