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The English Grammar of William Cobbett

by Ayres, Alfred

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


New York: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1901. Hardcover. Brown cloth hardback is tightly bound with no marks. Gilt at spine and cover is bright and easily readable. Decorative end papers in dark pink/brown and text block edges are bright gilt. Only the slightest wear at corners and spine ends as well as very minor scuffing to front. Digital photos available. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 254 pages .

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