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Pot of Earth, The by  Archibald MacLeish - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1925 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Pot of Earth, The

by MacLeish, Archibald

Condition: Very Good


Boston And New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good. 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Special limited edition of 100 copies. Gold paper boards over black buckram with gilt title on spine; glassine dust jacket over boards; housed in a clamshell box. Clamshell box is quarter leather with black cloth and gilt title on spine. Boards have light soiling and light wear to all edges; text block is clean; glassine jacket has light chipping to all edges; clamshell box has light soiling. This publication is divided into three parts: The Sowing of the Dead Corn, The Shallow Grass, and the Carrion Spring. Image depicts book without glassine dust jacket. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 45 pp .
  • Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018194
  • Title: Pot of Earth, The
  • Author: MacLeish, Archibald
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: Boston And New York
  • Date published: 1925
  • Keywords: Poetry, Literature, Archibald Macleish, Limited Edition

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chipping
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spine
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jacket
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buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
Cloth
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12mo
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text block
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gilt
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clamshell box
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