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English Oak and Spanish Gold

by Mawhinney, Thomas A. H

Condition: Good


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: David McKay, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 315 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper slightly yellowed. Previous owners name on the endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.



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