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A-Roving He Would Go: From the Southern Cross to the Arctic Circle

by Milton Reed

Condition: Good


Boston: Sherman, French & Co, 1910. no edition stated. hardcover. Good. 8vo, blue decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, edges soiled, spine darkened, Inscribed by the author, owner's name, dark stain on fore-edge, a travel memoir, 253 pages




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