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Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner by  Warren F Spencer - 1st Edition - 1997 - from Brass DolphinBooks and

Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner

by Spencer, Warren F

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine

Tuscaloosa: University Of Alabama Press, 1997. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Clean, solid hardcover copy, unbumped boards. Odd little flaw, there is a small light rose colored stain on the fore edge of the text. Frankly, hard to see. Jacket not new but close, no tears, Minimal edge wear. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.


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