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Dictionary of the English and French Languages

by James & Mole, A., W

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HB 16mo VG/-- 896 pages. Peacock pattern marbled boards backed with hard grain leather; slightly raised bands with tooling, gilt design and letters; all edges marbled; fore corners leather tipped. Some cover edge wear - marbled paper and leather fore corners rubbed; some rubbing mid-covers; text block edge marbling is faded; very slight age darkening on eps; interior is bright, clean, supple; tight.
  • Bookseller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11782
  • Title: Dictionary of the English and French Languages
  • Author: James & Mole, A., W
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bernard Tauchnitz. Leipzig 1889
  • Keywords: REFERENCE FRANCE LANGUAGES EUROPE Europe, France, General
  • Bookseller catalogs: Reference;

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Marbled boards
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