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The Long Ships Passing : The Story of the Great Lakes

by Walter Havighurst

Condition: Near Fine/Good/Pcl

NY: The Macmillan Company, 1942. Beige boards the titles in black to the front and spine.Top edges are tinted navy blue.Edges are colouring just a tad.The previous careful owners blank bookplate is pasted to the front inside ep.The mainly intact but slighly soiled jacket shows a few chips and closed tears about the edges/folds.. Fourth Impression. Linen Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good/Pcl. Illus. by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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