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Taking The Bastile by Alexandre Dumas - Hardcover - 1910 - from World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Taking The Bastile

by Alexandre Dumas

Condition: Good


P. F. Collier & Son Co., 1910. Hardcover. Good. 1910. 622 pages. No dust jacket. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering. Contains illustrated plates. Mostly clean pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Few small nicks and finger markings to text block edges. Cracked guttering with exposed netting. Binding remains firm. Light tanning along spine and board edges. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Water marks on front panel.
  • Bookseller: World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1528437352HJG
  • Title: Taking The Bastile
  • Author: Alexandre Dumas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son Co.
  • Date published: 1910

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text block
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jacket
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gilt
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edges
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spine
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cracked
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