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Five Minute Stories

by Richards, Laura E

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Boston: Dana Estes & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1895. Hardcover. Tightly bound beige cloth hardback with illustrated front cover. Contains charming black and white illustrations by A. R. Wheelan, E. B. Barry and others as well as short stories and poems for children. While x-library there is only a bookplate to front paste-down indicating such with no other marks. Light overall age-tanning as well as light finger smudges throughout. Front gutter beginning to tear but binding remains strong. Covers are soiled and worn at spine with boards beginning to peek through at corners. Digital photos available. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 218 pages .
  • Seller: The Book Lady US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 173
  • Title: Five Minute Stories
  • Author: Richards, Laura E
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dana Estes & Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: Children
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children;

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gutter
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Cloth
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jacket
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bookplate
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soiled
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spine
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x-library
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paste-down
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