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The Absentee: A Comedy in Four Acts [...] Based on Maria Edgeworth's Novel of the Same Name [Limited Edition, Signed]

The Absentee: A Comedy in Four Acts [...] Based on Maria Edgeworth's Novel of the Same Name [Limited Edition, Signed]

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The Absentee: A Comedy in Four Acts [...] Based on Maria Edgeworth's Novel of the Same Name [Limited Edition, Signed]

by MOORE, Marianne, play; Maria Edgeworth, novel

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New York: House of Books, 1962. First Edition. Limited to 300 copies of which this is no. 75. Slim 12mo (19.5cm.); original blue gilt-lettered cloth, glassine dust jacket; [2],vi,88pp. Spine a hint cocked, light wear to bottom fore-edge corner of upper jacket panel, else Near Fine. Signed by Moore on colophon. ABBOTT A19.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
21900
Title
The Absentee: A Comedy in Four Acts [...] Based on Maria Edgeworth's Novel of the Same Name [Limited Edition, Signed]
Author
MOORE, Marianne, play; Maria Edgeworth, novel
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
House of Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1962
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Poetry; Modern Fiction; Women; Modern Drama;

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback. Also...
Cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...
First Edition
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Fine
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Spine
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Jacket
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Cloth
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Colophon
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