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The Benevent treasure. by  Nora Amy Dillon Turnbull]) WENTWORTH (Patricia [i.e. - First Edition - 1956 - from Robert Temple Booksellers and Biblio.com

The Benevent treasure.

by WENTWORTH (Patricia [i.e., Nora Amy Dillon Turnbull])

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London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1956. Sm.cr.8vo; integral advertisement leaf at end, verso blank; pp.222+[ii]; light maroon fine-cloth-textured boards, lettered, ruled, and blocked gilt on spine. Rubber-stamp and ink number on title-page (v. note), and slight marking to fore-margin of half-title due to brush with rubber-stamp; otherwise a fine copy in the pictorial dust-wrapper. The Publisher’s File Copy, so designated by the rubber-stamp. The twenty-sixth ‘Miss Silver’ book. Hubin, p.431. The first English edition of a title published in America in 1954. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.



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