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Half-Hours with the Best Authors. Selected and arranged, with short biographical and critical notices. [4 Vols]

by Knight, Charles

Condition: 12mo, 610 / 559 / 578 / 616 pp, Index; brown blind-stamped cloth with dull gilt spine lettering. very scattered light foxing, h


New York: John Wiley, 1859. Hardcover - as published. 12mo, 610 / 559 / 578 / 616 pp, Index; brown blind-stamped cloth with dull gilt spine lettering. very scattered light foxing, head of spines a trifle worn, cloth lightly rubbed, else a near fine set, remarkably clean & unmarked. An interesting selection, representating of all literary genres. .
  • Bookseller: Westsider Rare & Used Books Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 33911
  • Title: Half-Hours with the Best Authors. Selected and arranged, with short biographical and critical notices. [4 Vols]
  • Author: Knight, Charles
  • Format/binding:Hardcover - as published
  • Book condition: Used - 12mo, 610 / 559 / 578 / 616 pp, Index; brown blind-stamped cloth with dull gilt spine lettering. very scattered light foxing, h
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Wiley
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: Western Literature; English Literature; Continental Literature;

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