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Village daybook: a Sac Prairie journal. Illustrations by Frank Utpatel. Endpaper map by Hjalmar Skuldt.

by DERLETH," AUGUST

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Good. Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy"," 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. 5 ½ x 8”. 306 pp. Very good in a fair dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected in mylar. Moderating rubbing to the dust jacket with chipping along the edges. “D-224” written in ink on the front and rear free endpapers. “Grand Canyon” stamped at the foot of pages 21 and 149. Otherwise the text appears unmarked. The binding is solid.




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