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Dramatic Works of J. B. Poquelin-Moliere Rendered Into English Volume The First (I/1/One) by  Henri;  J. B.; Van Laun - Hardcover - English Translation - 1878 - from Recycled Records and Books and Biblio.com

Dramatic Works of J. B. Poquelin-Moliere Rendered Into English Volume The First (I/1/One)

by Poquelin-Moliere, J. B.; Van Laun, Henri;

Condition: Poor/No Dust Jacket


Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1878 388pp. Three Quarter Leather with five raised spine bands, gilt text on spine, and marbled boards and endpapers. Tips, spine ends, spine bands and board edges are heavily rubbed. Spine ends are chipping. Tips and spine ends are bumped. Former owner bookplate inside front board. Spine is cocked and a bit shaken. Top edge gilt is dust stained and scratched. Hinges are open. Edges of pages have light foxing. Text is unmarked.. English Translation. Three-Quarter Leather. Poor/No Dust Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Recycled Records and Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 30359
  • Title: Dramatic Works of J. B. Poquelin-Moliere Rendered Into English Volume The First (I/1/One)
  • Author: Poquelin-Moliere, J. B.; Van Laun, Henri;
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: English Translation
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Paterson
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1878
  • Bookseller catalogs: Plays, Playwrights;

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