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Paul Revere's Own Story; An Account of his Ride as told in a letter to a friend, together with a brief sketch of his versatile career by Harriet E. O'Brien - Hardcover - First edition - 1929 - from Midway Used and Rare Books and Biblio.com

Paul Revere's Own Story; An Account of his Ride as told in a letter to a friend, together with a brief sketch of his versatile career

by Harriet E. O'Brien

Condition: very good+


Privately Printed Perry Walton, 1929. First edition. hardcover. very good+. Quarto. 47pp. Bound in blue cloth over yellow boards. Gilt design and lettering to front cover and spine. This is copy #52 of an edition of 500 total copies. Bookplate of previous owner as well as a previous booksellers catalogue listing of this book. A very nice copy in a damaged slipcase.


  • Bookseller: Midway Used and Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 51667
  • Title: Paul Revere's Own Story; An Account of his Ride as told in a letter to a friend, together with a brief sketch of his versatile career
  • Author: Harriet E. O'Brien
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - very good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately Printed Perry Walton
  • Date published: 1929
  • Bookseller catalogs: American History;


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