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Naomi Torrente: the History of a Woman

by De Vingut, Gertrude F

Condition: VG-condition


VG-condition John Bradburn Publisher NY 1864 1st edition hardcover 8vo, 326 pages, frontis engraving, embossed decorated cloth, top edge gilt. Also contains miscellaneous papers and poems. Some cloth loss at spine head of 1/8". Personal ownership stamp on title page with the faint remains of "65d" on upper right of title page. Small blue stamp of numbers near inside hinge of front endpaper. Solid tight copy.

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