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Under the Southern Cross: A Tale of the New World

by Not Listed

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1887. Green cloth hard cover w/gilt & red lettering & Deco on spine & cover, beveled boards, w/blind stamp border deco on back cover, 356 pgs. Strong binding. Clean interior pgs w/paste down on inside cover of "High School of Dundee Music Department 1st Prize VI Piano Class . Session 1888-9" Covers have edge rub, mild shelf rub, spine is slanted. By the Author of The Czar: A Tale of the First Napoleon. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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