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A Peculiar Treasure

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Near fine


New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. SIGNED. 398pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] in quarter black cloth and decorative black & white boards, with gilt-stamped spine label, top edge gilt. Very light soiling to front board cloth, lower corners exposed; interior is unmarked. Signed by Ferber on front flyleaf. A Peculiar Treasure is Ferber's first autobiography.


  • Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56231
  • Title: A Peculiar Treasure
  • Author: Ferber, Edna
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: ; LAX2019 & SEATTLE2019


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