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JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY IN PROSE AND PICTURE by  John a Howland - First Edition - 1903 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY IN PROSE AND PICTURE

by Howland, John a

Condition: Fine


Chicago: Handy & Higgins, 1903. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo. No pagination, a fine copy decorated and photo illustrated through out, bound in 1/4 light gray cloth over gray paper covered boards lettered in gilt with a color illustration and a bust of Riley mount to upper board. Previous owner's gift inscription. Preserved in its original publisher's box. Box and book are beautiful; absolutely as new.



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