New York: Modern Eloquence Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1923. Flexible covers. Burgundy leatherette hardbacks are tightly bound with bright decorative gilt to spine and blindstamping to covers. Gilt top edges. All edges very lightly dust dulled. End papers are a marble-like design in gray/brown with no marks. Bindings are clean with no sign of wear. Detail of contents for each volume available on request. Digital photos available. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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