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The Reader's Encyclopedia by William Rose Benet - Signed First Edition - 1948 - from Pontaccio and

The Reader's Encyclopedia

by William Rose Benet

Condition: See description

Rare inscribed copy of this seminal work by William Rose Benet, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1942;
Quite a nice and personal inscription (see the pic)

1242 pages plus 8 pages of Errata and Addenda. Complete in one volume.

Interior pages are bright, clean and unmarked . No torn or loose pages

  • Bookseller: Pontaccio US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2179
  • Title: The Reader's Encyclopedia
  • Author: William Rose Benet
  • Format/binding:Brown cloth with a small year at the head of the spine Faded gilt titles front and spine
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: signed William Rose Benet
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;


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