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NARRATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES' EXPEDITION TO THE RIVER JORDAN AND THE DEAD SEA by W.F. Lynch - Hardcover - New and Condensed Edition - 1850 - from Second Story Books and Biblio.com

NARRATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES' EXPEDITION TO THE RIVER JORDAN AND THE DEAD SEA

by W.F. Lynch

Condition: See description


Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1850. New and Condensed Edition. SIZE: Octavo in dark brown boards with gilt text on spine. No dust jacket. BINDING: Spine is beginning to split from boards. BOOK CONDITION: Good CONDITION DETAILS: Text block aged. Pages good. Minor shelf wear. STORE: Dupont Circle SHELVED: Locked case PHOTOS ONLINE: Yes COMMENT: 332 pages + 46 pages of the publisher's advertisements for new books DCODE: 20121123. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.





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text block
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gilt
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