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The Heartland: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois. (A Regions of America Book)

by Walter Havighurst; illustrated by Grattan Condon

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by the author on the half title page; map endpapers. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall. A very good, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear but light color fading to cloth color; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. In a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear.


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