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A Peculiar Treasure by  Edna Ferber - Hardcover - Reprint - 1939 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and

A Peculiar Treasure

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Good/No Dust Jacket

Doubleday, Doran & Co Ltd, New York, 1939. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 900 g; XII, 400 pages, last two pages blank, with black-and-white frontispiece, and 15 other pages of black-and-white photography. Original dark blue boards with a monogram of the author on the front board, untrimmed front edge of text block, top edge tinted blue (somewhat faded), with a slight bumping of the corners, previous owner's bookplate on front end page. A good clean sound copy. The author who wrote among other books "Showboat" offers her biography from the age of 12 through to the year 1939." It has been my privilege, then, to have been a human being on the planet Earth; and to have been an American, a Jew. A lovely life I have found it, and thank you, Sir. So come Revolution! Come Hitler! Come Death! Even though you win -- you lose." Page 398 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography; Inventory No: 0220920. . THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.
  • Bookseller: Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0220920
  • Title: A Peculiar Treasure
  • Author: Ferber, Edna
  • Illustrator: Photographic
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co Ltd
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: BZDB2 NOISBN biography, literature, writer, film script, American, Jewish Biography & Autobiography; Biography; A Peculiar Treasure
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary;


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