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												Great American Mystery Stories of the 20th Century by Editors
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1989
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 76953)

Great American Mystery Stories of the 20th Century

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Great American Mystery Stories of the 20th Century

by Editors

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  • hardcover
Near Fine with no dust jacket
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 23 separate stories, by different authors, in a fancy edition. Features stories by the likes of O. Henry, Pearl Buck, Ed McBain, William Faulkner and others. With color frontis and cover panel paintings by John Ward. Includes a section of brief biographies of the authors at rear of volume. Published as part of Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. --- In navy leatherette covers, decorated in gilt; all edges gilt and with three raised spine bands. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, crisp, unmarked copy but with light scratching to textblock gilding.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall ; (14), 415 pages .


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Great American Mystery Stories of the 20th Century
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Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
The Franklin Library
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania
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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]