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Bickerton; or, The Immigrant's Daughter by  Charles James Cannon - First Edition - 1855 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Bickerton; or, The Immigrant's Daughter

by Cannon, Charles James

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket


New York: P. O'Shea, 1855 This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Covers are clean, with some wear; some foxing within; inscription and bookplate on front endpapers. A scarce title, this novel is set among the Irish who fled the potato famine for New York City. 191 pages; approx. 5"x7".. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible-Good/No Jacket.

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