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												Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of  Books series, "The Harvard Classics") by  Charles W. (editor) ELIOT
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1910
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80705)

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

by ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

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New York: P. F. Collier & Son. Fair with no dust jacket. 1910. Hardcover. A collection of prefaces and introductions to famous books by noted authors such as Caxton, Copernicus, Raleigh and many others. The 39th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductory notes. With sepia frontis portrait of Hippolyte Adolphe Taine. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With mild sunning to spine, partial splits near front and back of volume, slightly bowed boards and with chafing to cloth at spine ends. Though damaged, the book remains intact and fully readable.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 462 pages .

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Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
80705
Title
Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (#39 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
Author
ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
P. F. Collier & Son
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1910

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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spine
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