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A Peculiar Treasure [Limited Edition, Signed] by  Edna FERBER - Signed First Edition - 1939 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

A Peculiar Treasure [Limited Edition, Signed]

by FERBER, Edna

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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to an unspecified number of which this is no. 92. Large octavo (23.5cm.); original black cloth-backed decorative boards, top edge gilt, paper spine label printed in gilt; with original blue paper-covered slip case, decorative plate mounted to upper cover; ix,[3],398pp.; frontispiece and 15 plates. Fine in Very Good, though a bit shelf-worn, slipcase. Memoirs of the novelist, playwright, and screen writer.




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