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The Poet at the Breakfast-Table (No. 59 of Collins' Illustrated Pocket Classics)

by Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Condition: Very Good-/No Jacket


London: Collins' clear-Type Press Full leather with all edges gilt in slipcase. The leather is worn at the edges with chips missing. The top of the spine is worn with a small round piece missing. Some pages have been creased accidentally at the top corner.. Full-Leather. Very Good-/No Jacket. Illus. by Pearse, A..


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