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THE DUCHESS OF WREXE- Her Decline and Death- A Romantic Commentary by Sir Hugh Walpole - 1st Edition-1st Printing Thus - 1914 - from jakoll (SKU: 1336)

THE DUCHESS OF WREXE- Her Decline and Death- A Romantic Commentary

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THE DUCHESS OF WREXE- Her Decline and Death- A Romantic Commentary

by Sir Hugh Walpole

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1914. THE DUCHESS OF WREXE- Her Decline and Death- A Romantic Commentary- Sir Hugh Walpole- Grosset & Dunlap-NY- 1914- 1st Edition-1st Printing-Thus- Hardcover:-8vo-VG++/ Good- dj-now in mylar- mutiple chips and nicks but complete and EXTREMELY SCARCE, there are very few of these copies left-This book is one of the "novels of distinction", an experiment that Grosset & Dunlap tried in the early part of the 20th century. I don"t know how many of them were printed but they are very scarce today. original publishers maroon cloth with yellow titles on cover and on spine- a little rubbing, but tight textblock and solid spine & binding- 503pp are lightly toned, no tears or writing-no loose pages- PO name on ffep.-"The classic romantic adventure by one of the most prolific English writers."- Material Type: Fiction Document Type: Book Notes: Master microform held by: UnM. Description: 503 p. ; 20 cm. Responsibility by Hugh Walpole. Walpole, Hugh Sir 1884-1941 Overview Works: 581 works in 1,306 publications in 18 languages and 36,946 library holdings Genres: Children's stories, English Historical fiction War stories New Zealand fiction Suspense fiction Mystery fiction Motion picture plays Photographs Contracts Subject Headings: Novelists, English--20th century Authors, English--20th century Not many copies this nice around! And very uncommon in dust jacket. A very nicecollectible! Fiction-historical-romance-adventure-classic (1336) . 1st Edition-1st Printing Thus. Cloth. VG++/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
jakoll CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
1336
Title
THE DUCHESS OF WREXE- Her Decline and Death- A Romantic Commentary
Author
Sir Hugh Walpole
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG++
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition-1st Printing Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1914
Keywords
Fiction-historical-romance-adventure-classic

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We specialize in Modern 1st Edition, Children's books, Vintage classics, vinyl records, original movie posters, sports cards, comics, postage stamps and coins.We only sell online at this time and have been doing so for over 30 years.

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