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Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut, Deerfield, Berkshire by  Katharine M Abbott - First Edition - 1907 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut, Deerfield, Berkshire

by Abbott, Katharine M

Condition: Good


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. First edition, 1907. Tour of historical sites throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, illustrated with black and white plates from photographs, title page printed in black and sepia. Maroon cloth with small illustration mounted on the front cover, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed,408 pages plus publisher's ads. Some rubbing to teh extremities, chip to upper left corner of front cover illustration, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, name neatly written on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



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