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Glimpses of English History

by Pell, Herbert Claiborne Pell

Condition: Very Good/Good Plus


New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1967. Inscribed by the artist on the front end paper, "For Bill Post & his brilliant wife from their admiring old friend. 1967". Light soil and small tears on jacket. Gray cloth bound. Gilt lettered spine. A clean and solid copy. Lovely illustrations by Olive Bigelow Pell (including front cover). . Inscribed By the Artist. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Pell, Olive Bigelow. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: The Country Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20780
  • Title: Glimpses of English History
  • Author: Pell, Herbert Claiborne Pell
  • Illustrator: Pell, Olive Bigelow
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good Plus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A.S. Barnes and Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1967
  • Keywords: Religion, King, Pope. Battle, Queen Mary, War, Rich the Lion Heart, Charles, Waterloo. Crimenean, Henry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion; History; Illustrated Books;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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