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by MacLeish, Archibald

Condition: Good - Very Good/Fair

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company / Riverside Press Cambridge, 1932. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover - Cloth. Good - Very Good/Fair. Octavo. ii + 114 pp + fold-out map. Author's signature laid in on loose bookmark sized paper, Previous owner's bookplate inside fr pastedown, Binding tight, pages unmarked but slightly age-toned, endpapers with some age-toning, covers almost Very Good with little wear to cloth but some age to coloring & gilt spine lettering - text block top edge stained gray as published. Unclipped DJ chipped and worn almost an inch around spine top, and front forecorner, DJ spine heavily sun-tanned, and browned all over. 6.4" x 9.5" red cloth boards in DJ.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004774
  • Title: Conquistador
  • Author: MacLeish, Archibald
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover - Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition / First Printing
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / Riverside Press Cambridge
  • Place: Boston and New York
  • Date published: 1932
  • Keywords: Epic Poem - American Poet - Early Explorer Bernal Diaz Western Hemisphere


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