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Celebrated American Caverns, Especially Mammoth, Wyandot, and Luray Together with Historical, Scientific, and Descriptive Notices of Caves and Grottoes in Other Lands

Celebrated American Caverns, Especially Mammoth, Wyandot, and Luray Together with Historical, Scientific, and Descriptive Notices of Caves and Grottoes in Other Lands

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Celebrated American Caverns, Especially Mammoth, Wyandot, and Luray Together with Historical, Scientific, and Descriptive Notices of Caves and Grottoes in Other Lands

by Hovey, Horace C

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Cincinnati, Ohio: Robert Clarke & Co., 1882. From the collection of noted Mammoth Cave historian and author Harold Meloy, his small name label at front paste down. In original green cloth with gilt device front cover and gilt lettering at spine, dark brown end papers, Very Good, front hinge showing slight tear, light wear to cloth at edges and light soiling, contemporary prior owner name and address first white end page. 3 fold-out maps, the largest, of Mamoth Cave, Very Good, with two 1' tears at folds and creases at fore edge, the other 2 maps are Fine. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Celebrated American Caverns, Especially Mammoth, Wyandot, and Luray Together with Historical, Scientific, and Descriptive Notices of Caves and Grottoes in Other Lands
Author
Hovey, Horace C
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Robert Clarke & Co.
Place of Publication
Cincinnati, Ohio
Date Published
1882
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
U.S. History; Geology; Nineteenth Century;

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