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THE SCARECROW, or, The Glass of Truth; A Tragedy of the Ludicrous.

by MacKaye, Percy

Condition: Very Good

Macmillan Co., New York:, 1908 pp. xv, 179. 12mo. 200mm. Original publisher's pictorial full dark green cloth binding lettered in gilt and decorated in black, gilt and dark blue. Cover depicts a spooky abstract scene of creeping looking plant matter. Spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Cover colors are bright but rubbed slightly. Spine faded with small marking. Corners bumped. Some wear at base and head of spine. Contents clean. Manuscript ownership on inside pastedown of 'E. Bethinie' Hardbound. Very Good. Percy MacKaye (1875-1956) was an American dramatist and poet. NW62. Hardcover. Very Good.


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