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by Peck, Samuel Minturn

Condition: VG, no dj

VG, no dj Poetry White, Stokes & Allen New York 1886 1st Leather 12mo, 164 pages 3/4 leather with raised spine bands, gilt decoration and titling, marbled boards and endpages, top edge gilt. 1st book of the "Poet Laureate of Alabama." Leather scraped at extremities; front endpaper separating from inside hinge at top half; otherwise solid and clean with strong gilt titling and decoration.

  • Bookseller: Pages Past Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: OURBOOKS007523
  • Title: CAP AND BELLS
  • Author: Peck, Samuel Minturn
  • Book condition: Used - VG, no dj
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: White, Stokes & Allen
  • Date published: 1886
  • Keywords: Alabama


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