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Descriptive Mentality FROM THE HEAD, FACE AND HAND.

by HOLMES W. MERTON

Condition: Good (-)/Dust Jacket Included


PHILADELPHIA: DAVID McKAY, PUBLISHER, 1899 Book. Illus. by ILLUSTRATED WITH OVER 600 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY THE AUTHOR. Good (-). Hardcover. Blue cover with faded gilt title & cover art. Secure text block with bindery webbing showing at endpaper gutter. Cloth fray tear at bottom spine edge, corner rubbing and some soil stains to cover. Damp water stain ripple to bottom corner page tip and clean pages. About 9-1/2 x 6 with 224 pages. Fair to good minus. Fully illustrated! Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Rose City Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 111021489
  • Title: Descriptive Mentality FROM THE HEAD, FACE AND HAND.
  • Author: HOLMES W. MERTON
  • Illustrator: ILLUSTRATED WITH OVER 600 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY THE AUTHOR
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good (-)
  • Jacket condition: Dust Jacket Included
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: DAVID McKAY, PUBLISHER
  • Place: PHILADELPHIA
  • Date published: 1899


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