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The Church of the Fathers (Longmans' Pocket Library)

by Newman, John Henry

Condition: Good/No Jacket


London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1908. Reprint . Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. vii, 205pp. Reprinted from Historical Sketches, Vol. II). Bound in original dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Gilt remains clear and bright. Light wear across extremities of volume. Binding cocked, but firm. Light interior wear to endpapers. Text clean. Still a fairly attractive copy




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gilt
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Cloth
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jacket
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reprint
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spine
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cocked
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