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THE HISTORY OF TWENTY FIVE YEARS 1856-1870  (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE) by Spencer Walpole - Hardcover - 1904 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE HISTORY OF TWENTY FIVE YEARS 1856-1870 (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE)

by Spencer Walpole

Condition: Very Good


New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1904. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- xviii + 529 pages + 40 pages of publisher's list of works. Vol. 2- xiv + 525 pages. 6 x 9 in. Each volume in green cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine. Condition of the volumes is VERY GOOD: Spines faded, light wear and soiling to covers and spines, covers have spotty fading, top edge of text block darkened, pages very clean, binding fine except front hinge cracked on Vol. 1. Signature in ink on second ffep. in Vol. 1 of David B. Ogden.
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  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1450
  • Title: THE HISTORY OF TWENTY FIVE YEARS 1856-1870 (2 VOLUMES COMPLETE)
  • Author: Spencer Walpole
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1904
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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