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A Good Day at Saratoga

by Carson, Gerald

Condition: Fine/Very Good


American Bar Association, 1978. 1978 Edition. FINE hardcover in VERY GOOD dust jacket. A crisp, clean, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages fine, bound in unblemished brown cloth hardcover with title gilt-stamped on spine. Binding and hinges firm and intact. Jacket is clean and complete, light rubbing to edges, with a small chip to bottom of front panel and one short closed tear. The ABA commissioned this work in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Association's founding at Saratoga Springs, New York. Noted historian Gerald Carson relates details of the 1878 founding - and reveals the reasons why, due to Saratoga Springs unique place in America, the ABA chose it as its meeting place. Illustrated with 11 full-page black & white archival photos and reproductions. 8-1/4 x 7-1/2" (oblong). [xii] + 59 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.




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