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Rory O'More (The Works of Samuel Lover)

by Samuel Lover, James Jeffrey Roche (introduction)

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Hardcover. Ex library. Poor. Rory O'More (The Works of Samuel Lover), New York: The Atheneum Society (copyright Little, Brown, 1901), xxxii plus 529 pages. Introduction by James Jeffrey Roche. Half morocco stamped in blind and gilt, fingernail-sized chip top spine, spine strip separated about 3 inches at top front (binding however feels firm), marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, soil/dark toning other edges, a few apparent partially cut pages noted, library stamps, labels etc, reading copy with light tanning. Frontispiece.

  • Bookseller: Upper Village Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 595
  • Title: Rory O'More (The Works of Samuel Lover)
  • Author: Samuel Lover, James Jeffrey Roche (introduction)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Athenaeum Society
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1901
  • Bookseller catalogs: Ireland;


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