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Superb Photographs of Famous Scenes, Containing Beautiful Views in Every Quarter of the Globe

by Adams, Charles H

Condition: Very Good Minus/No Jacket


St. John, NB: R.A.H. Morrow, 1892 Dark green cloth with 3/4 black tooled leather and gilt titles. All edges gilt. Decorative grey-grained endpapers. Tiny break in the leather at top of spine. Binding strong and tight. More than 125 photos of famous buildings, churches, parks, and art works from around the world. Left-facing pages are blank. Large heavy book will require extra postage. 256 pp. . 3/4 Leather on Cloth Boards. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by B/W Photos. 9 x 11 1/2 Oblong.
  • Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013097
  • Title: Superb Photographs of Famous Scenes, Containing Beautiful Views in Every Quarter of the Globe
  • Author: Adams, Charles H
  • Illustrator: B/W Photos
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Minus
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R.A.H. Morrow
  • Place: St. John, NB
  • Date published: 1892
  • Keywords: NOISBN. Travel. History.
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Views;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;
  • Size: 9 x 11 1/2 Oblong

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