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Gallantry: An Eighteenth Century Dizain in Ten Comedies, with an Afterpiece

by Cabell, James Branch

Condition: Very Good


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. Gray-green cloth with elaborate geometric pattern in pale green and silver, gilt lettering, t.e.g. Frontispeice and 3 color plates by Pyle. Spine a little dull, edges and corners slightly worn, name in ink on verso of free endpaper, two tape stains on blank. A nice copy. First Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Howard Pyle.


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