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A Peculiar Treasure

by Edna Ferber

Condition: Very Good Plus/Good


N. Y.: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1939. cloth hard cover is in very good plus condition and the price clipped dust jacket is in good condition with a two inch piece gone from the tail of spine and slight staining to top back cover now protected with mylar cover. is a stated first edition. copy is unmarked and tightly bound. 398 pages.. First Edition. Cloth Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Good. Illus. by Illustrated with Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Corliss Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012074
  • Title: A Peculiar Treasure
  • Author: Edna Ferber
  • Illustrator: Illustrated with Photographs
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday Doran and Company
  • Place: N. Y.
  • Date published: 1939
  • Bookseller catalogs: Corliss Books;
  • Size: 8vo

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