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TOASTS AND FORMS OF PUBLIC ADDRESS.

by Pittenger, William

Condition: Very Good


Penn Pub., Philadelphia:, 1901 pp. 174, 14 [advertisement for other popular handbooks]. 12mo. 150mm. Original publisher's green cloth binding lettered and decorated in red and silver gilt. Spine lettered and decorated similarly. Cover gilt is striking but red lettering is faded. Spine rubbed. Corners sharp. Small cut on front cover near base of spine. Pages brittle. Hardbound. Very Good. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.


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12mo
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Cloth
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gilt
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pub
Common abbreviation for 'published'
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