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New York: A. O. Moore, 1858. In brown cloth covers with leather spine on which are four raised bands and bright gilt lettering. Marbled page edges. Square, tight, and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Bookplate of Illinois School District Library on front pastedown. Foxing on endpapers. Bumping and scuffing of ends and edges of spine. Bumping of corners. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request.. Half-Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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- Quaker House Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- The Field Book of Manures or the American Muck Book
- D. J. Browne
- Book condition
- Used - Good
- A. O. Moore
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- Bookseller catalogs
- 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
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