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The Home University Bookshelf Volume VII Nature, Recreation, and Physical Development

by The University Society

Condition: Poor/No Jacket as Issued

New York, NY: The University Society, Inc., 1945. 399pp. Original red cloth covered boards with large illustration on the front board and decorative borders.. Prepared under the supervision of The Editorial Board of the University Society. Pages are clean (unmarked) but yellowed with age. Gilt to spine and titles rubbed away. Hinges are cracked (webbing is showing) but still attached. Inner text block is creased (and text block pulling away from boards) but pages are still secure. Heavy rubbing to extremities with moderate fraying to corners. Reading copy. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: after-words bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 120343
  • Title: The Home University Bookshelf Volume VII Nature, Recreation, and Physical Development
  • Author: The University Society
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The University Society, Inc.
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: Juvenile Reference
  • Bookseller catalogs: Juvenile;
  • Subjects: JUVENILE FICTION / General; REFERENCE / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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