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The Peaceable Kingdom: An American Saga.

by Jan De Hartog

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Greenwich, CT Fawcett: Crest , 1973. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1973); not directly stated, but impled. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean and the backstrip is slightly concave and shows a few faint stress lines; very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A carefully-read copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear. Remains a sturdy, attractive reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.15 x 1.75 inches). 896 pages. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. First Edition Thus (1973); not directly stated, but impled. First published by Atheneum in 1971. Mass Market Paperback.


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