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Grandmother's Garden by  Eben E Rexford - Hardcover - 1887 - from Black River Books and Biblio.com

Grandmother's Garden

by Rexford, Eben E

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1887. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Spaulding, Mary Cecilia. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1887. Olive green cloth covered boards with brighter green leaf design and black title on gilt rectangle that still has shine. Beveled boards are worn through the cloth at the top and bottom spine edges and the tips of the front corners. Front board is soiled especially around the edges. Rear board is very lightly soiled. Gilt page edges still have a lot of shine. Card stock weight pages show foxing throughout. Each page, including title page, has a sketch of flowers with a poem, and each page is covered by an attached tissue. Nine plates including the title page. Each sketch is in a different color.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Spaulding, Mary Cecilia.


  • Bookseller: Black River Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 030632
  • Title: Grandmother's Garden
  • Author: Rexford, Eben E
  • Illustrator: Spaulding, Mary Cecilia
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A. C. McClurg
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1887
  • Keywords: Rare, Collectible, Poetry, Flower Sketches
  • Bookseller catalogs: Abe;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


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