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The Pot of Earth

by Archibald MacLeish

Condition: Good +

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Good +. Signed by the author on front endpaper with date 1980. Special limited edition of 100 copies. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 45 pages; black quarter cloth with gilt title and with decorative paper over boards. A good + clean, neat hardcover limited edition over all BUT with exterior shelf wear to the boards, with corner tips worn through and cloth at the top and bottom of the backstrip just starting to fray; Internal condition very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean, cream white, but with a blush of foxing at the gutters of the endpapers.
  • Bookseller: Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3878
  • Title: The Pot of Earth
  • Author: Archibald MacLeish
  • Format/binding: Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards
  • Book condition: Used - Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Place: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Date published: 1925
  • Keywords: Poetry; Limited edition; Signed by the author
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;


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