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THE HEART OF IT A Series of Extracts from the Power of Silence and the Perfect Whole

by Dresser, Horatio W

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Geo. H. Ellis, 1897. pp. 146. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board, very good with a little general wear and slight rubbing to extremities. Top edge gilt other edges uncut. Contents clean and tight, neat previous owner's signature. A very good tight copy. Rare. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 12mo.
  • Bookseller: Loe Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 008875
  • Title: THE HEART OF IT A Series of Extracts from the Power of Silence and the Perfect Whole
  • Author: Dresser, Horatio W
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Geo. H. Ellis
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1897
  • Bookseller catalogs: Philosophy;
  • Size: 12mo

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First Edition
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12mo
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