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The Light in the Clearing: A Tale of the North Country in the Time of Silas Wright

by Irving Bacheller

Condition: Very Good/No DJ

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1917. Book. Illus. by Arthur I. Keller. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Edition not stated, c 1917. No indication of later printings. Tipped in on front end paper is facsimile author's note to a "dear young friend," presumably as issued. Red cloth with white titles and embossed design on front board. Front board clean and bright, lettering just a bit rubbed thoguh still quite present and legible. Rear board with some soiling along spine edge and lower edge. Spine sunned, titles affected; ends gently bumped. Binding sound. Owner's name on verso of front end paper, else unmarked and clean..


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