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Childcraft in Fourteen Volumes (Volume Two: Narrative Poems and Creative Verse).

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Chicago, IL The Quarrie Corporation, 1942. Hardcover Seventh Edition (1942). Good+ to Very Good: Shows moderate use: wear to three of the corners has caused incipient fraying, though the wear is heavier to the lower rear corner where the fraying is well estabiished. Else, only mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; some rubbing to the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.25 x 0.75 inches). xi, 192 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 6.2 ounces. Orange cloth over boards with grey, black & white designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white throughout. Decorated Endpapers. Seventh Edition (1942). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.
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