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The Lake of the Great Dismal by  Charles Frederick Stansbury - First Edition - 1925 - from Americana Books ABAA and Biblio.com

The Lake of the Great Dismal

by Stansbury, Charles Frederick

Condition: Very good


New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo. xvi, 238 pages. Folding frontispiece map. Tipped in illustration of the author. Illustrated. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt title on the spine. Untrimmed foredge. Contents concern the coastal areas of North Carolina and Virginia.
  • Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13138
  • Title: The Lake of the Great Dismal
  • Author: Stansbury, Charles Frederick
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1925
  • Keywords: North Carolina, Virginia


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