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Mother of the Bride by  Alice Grant ROSMAN - First American Edition - 1936 - from Ravenwood Gables Bookstore and

Mother of the Bride

by ROSMAN, Alice Grant

Condition: COLLECTIBLE VG/Near Fine

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. Beautifully preserved first edition of novel about lively young people and their more repressed elders at a wedding in an English home. 277 bright, tight pages. Blue cloth binding is clean and unworn. Front end paper and pretitle page have a light crease. Faint foxing of page edges. Dust jacket enfolded in original glassine protector, which is age-toned. Jacket itself, with full-length photograph of bride, retains its original shine and has only one tiny closed tear at base of spine, minor crumpling of front flap edge and a piece of tape on underside at top of back flap hinge. An excellent copy of a rare book.. First American Edition. Cloth. COLLECTIBLE VG/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Ravenwood Gables Bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 53832
  • Title: Mother of the Bride
  • Author: ROSMAN, Alice Grant
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - COLLECTIBLE VG
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1936
  • Keywords: Fiction, Romance, Marriage, Family, Collectible First Editions, England, Alice Grant Rosman
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction; Antiquarian; Romance; Collectible First Editions;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General; FICTION / Romance / General;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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