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Collectors Luck by Alice Van Leer Carrick - First Edition - 1919 - from Mclin Haven and Biblio.com

Collectors Luck

by Alice Van Leer Carrick

Condition: Very Good/no dust Jacket


Boston: the Atlantic Monthly Press, 1919. Copyright date 1919, True First Edition, marbled like cover over boards front and back with black cloth spine. Title and author on a label glued to the front cover and on the spine. Numerous photographs throughout the book. One of the oldest copies that I've been able to find online or anywhere else. No tears, bent pages, previous owner's name written on the inside flyleaf. Inside front cover is Brown. Obviously from some papers that had been left there. No Dust Jacket. Shelfware to the edges and to the head and the toe of the spine are moderate. The label on the spine, with the title and author's name on it shows some light wear along the front groove. Some wear to the tips. Light tint to the top, for edge and bottom page edges. A very small Brown spot on the for edge pages. Bright clean text, binding is tight, a very solid book.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible.

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