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Tales of Swordfish and Tuna by  Zane Grey - 1st Edition - 1927 - from Dearly Departed Books (SKU: 73903)

Tales of Swordfish and Tuna

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Tales of Swordfish and Tuna

by Grey, Zane

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  • hardcover
  • First
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NY: Harper & Brothers. NF. 1927. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition with the correct "H-B" code on the copyright page . 7 3/4" x 10 3/4", 203 page hardcover is bound in blue cloth with gold stamped decorations and lettering. Pictorial endpapers. 90 black and white illustrations taken from photographs and drawings by Frank E. Phares. A Near Fine copy in a VG- dust jacket. The covers show tiny rub marks at the corners and spine tips but are otherwise bright and clean . The interior shows light foxing to the upper edge of the first photograph else clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket has short edge t ears at the spine tips that have been repaired on the verso with tape. Former owner's 2 3/4" x 4" bookplate is affixed to the front endpaper . Rubs and frays to the corners and spine tips. Heavy rubbing along the front fold. Small tears with a horizontal crease along the width of the front panel at its lower edge. Creases at its upper edge. Dust soiling to the rear panel. Shipping weight is approximately five pounds . Additional charges will apply to international orders. .


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Tales of Swordfish and Tuna
Grey, Zane
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Harper & Brothers
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About Dearly Departed Books

Selling books since 1978. We specialize in SF, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Western & Pulp Fiction. With an inventory of more than 35,000 Hardcover 1st editions, Vintage Paperbacks , Pulp Magazines & general antiquarian books. Store front open by chance or appointment.


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