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Cecil Sharp: His Life and Work

by Maud Karpeles

Condition: Good/Good


Hardcover. No marks noted, foxing to edges esp. top dust, sound binding albeit with slight slant to spine, ochre cloth stamped in gilt in very good condition, dustjacket with scuffs, sunning back, fair amount of light edgewear including closed tear of about 1/2 inch bottom spine. University of Chicago, 1967, 228 pages.





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