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The Scottish Chiefs by  Jane Porter - First edition thus - 1921 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 000011540)

The Scottish Chiefs

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The Scottish Chiefs

by Porter, Jane

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. [4], v-xvi, [2], 1-503, [1] pp. Black cloth with an inset illustration on the front board, gold lettering on the spine; brown topstain. Illustrated endpapers and pastedowns. An illustration on the title page, with fourteen color plates done by N.C. Wyeth. Edited by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. Allen 222. N.C. Wyeth was a student of Howard Pyle's and left an indelible influence on American book illustration and painting, with his signature style still recognizable and of great interest to collectors of books and works of art. Front hinge cracked, a name on the half-title page, and a small dampstain to the corners of a few leaves.

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Bookseller
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000011540
Title
The Scottish Chiefs
Author
Porter, Jane
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1921

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Evening Star Books

All items subject to prior sale.� Certain items and shipping to certain countries may exceed the standard shipping amounts.� Any shipping expenses incurred above the standard rate will be billed at cost. Payment is in US dollars.� Personal checks must clear prior to shipment (please allow 10 days).� Books may be returned within 15 calendar days of delivery for any reason, so long as we are notified of return within 10 days of delivery.� Return items must be well packaged and fully insured and must be returned in same condition as sold. Any book described as a First Edition is also a First Printing unless otherwise indicated.

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.

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First Edition
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title page
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cracked
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