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A ROSARY CHAIN. [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1947] Dominic, Sister Mary, O. P

Condition: Fair


Fair. Acceptable first edition hardcover (Blackfriars, 1947, 40 pages) in blue cloth, dulled gilt titles; no dust jacket; tipped-in frontispiece; pages clean, tight, unmarked; all pages have clean damp-wrinkling at bottom edge, same wrinkling to a much lesser extent at fore-edges; binding sound and square; light damp-staining at top and bottom edges of front and back paste-down endpapers; yellowing to both free endpapers; heavy sunning to spine and edges of both covers; front cover is slightly bowed; 'D136' in white ink at bottom of spine, same alphanumeric blue-stamped on back paste-down endpaper, but no other library markings; for all its defects, this book of reverent poems remains quite readable; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard (media) mail takes 4-14 days; expedited (priority) mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).
  • Bookseller: Miriam Rose Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18-191b
  • Title: A ROSARY CHAIN. [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1947] Dominic, Sister Mary, O. P
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover

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