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England and the English by  Charles DUFF - First American Edition - 1955 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80599)

England and the English

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England and the English

by DUFF, Charles

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1955. First American Edition. Hardcover. Stated first American edition, 1955. In this work, the history and traditions of England are detailed in a first section; with a tour of England in a second section. With plenty of black & white photos scattered throughout; indexed. Decorative map of England at endpapers. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine. Jacket features angelic-looking knight slaying a dragon. --- Insertion of newspaper clipping has resulted in acidic stains at a few locations in the book. With slight wear to edges of cloth & prior owner's signature to front free endpaper; otherwise a firm, clean copy. Unclipped jacket with considerable chipping (an especially large chip to lower edge of front panel) and tearing to edges, but mostly intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 332 pages .


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England and the English
DUFF, Charles
Book condition
Used - Very Good- in Fair dust jacket
First American Edition
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
>>England, UK and UK History;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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