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THE DESERTS OF SOUTHERN FRANCE an introduction to the limestone and chalk plateaux of ancient Aquitaine by S. Baring-Gould - Presumed First - 1894 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE DESERTS OF SOUTHERN FRANCE an introduction to the limestone and chalk plateaux of ancient Aquitaine

by S. Baring-Gould

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1894. Presumed First. Hardcover. Very Good +. 2 volumes. Vol 1 - xxii, plus 296 pages. Vol 2 – xii, plus 303 pages. 6 x 9 in. Blue cloth, with gilt lettering and designs on spines, gilt design on covers. Tissue-protected frontispieces in Vol 1 and 2. Numerous b&w illustrations. Condition is VERY GOOD+, with some very slight bending to ends of spines, corners very slightly worn, some faint staining on both covers. Owner’s large bookplate in 1 and 2 (messy glue to one). Very tight, clean copies.
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