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Magistrates Court

by Henry H. Curran; illustrated by George Wright

Condition: Very Good -


New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 197 pages gilt titles and decorations on green cloth. A very good (minus) hardcover first edition overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light fraying to the backstip cloth edges, fore-corner tips through to boards; interior very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Avenue Victor Hugo Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 43123
  • Title: Magistrates Court
  • Author: Henry H. Curran; illustrated by George Wright
  • Format/binding:Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good -
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York, New York
  • Date published: 1940
  • Keywords: True Stories
  • Bookseller catalogs: Law;


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