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The Ballad of St. Barbara and Other Verses

by Chesterton, G. K

Condition: Good


London: Cecil Palmer, 1922. Book. Good. Cloth-backed boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black quarter-cloth over patterned paper-covered boards. Sullivan A54. Some slight fading to spine, and rubbing to edges. A little wear to corners. Otherwise a tight, clean and unmarked book. Neat. x,83p..




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