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The Country Cousin. by Louis Auchincloss - First Edition (1978); First Printing indicated by a complete num - 1978. - from Black Cat Hill Books and

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The Country Cousin.

by Louis Auchincloss

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Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin , 1978. Hardcover First Edition (1978); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1978); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Veru Good DJ: The Book shows the faintest discolorations at the top edge and fore-edge of the text block (perhaps incipient foxing(?); else flawless; 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 nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive cosmetic flaws only. Bright and clean. Remains very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; a small, faint crease at the bottom edge of the rear panel and mild rubbing to the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Remains attractive, but shows mild wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.7 x 6 x 1.2 inches). 239 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 3.5 ounces. Beige cloth covered boards, stamped in copper on spine. Burgundy glossy DJ with portrait of the author at the rear panel. Hardback with DJ.


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