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A Peculiar Treasure by  Edna Ferber - First Edition Thus. First Printing - 1939 - from Round Table Books, LLC and Biblio.com

A Peculiar Treasure

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1939. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full dark blue cloth, author's facsimile initials embossed in bottom right corner, spine in seven compartments separated by embossed borders, gilt lettering in one compartment, embossed decoration in remainder. . Page edges frayed, corners bumped, cover lightly soiled, else very good. GOOD. . B & W photographs . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 398 pp .


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