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The Canterbury Pilgrims: a comedy by  Percy Mackaye - Hardcover - 1908 - from Blue Jacket Books and

The Canterbury Pilgrims: a comedy

by Mackaye, Percy

Condition: Very Good

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Reprinted in New York by the Macmillan Company, 1908, and with the former owner's bookplate loosely laid-in, being from the Illinois-based poet, Earnest Elmo Calkins. 209 pp. + addendum and advertisements. Decorative cloth, quite handsomely produced with lovely illustrations. Rubbing to and bumping of spine head and foot, else a lovely little tome. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.


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