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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1923. First Edition. Good copy. No Jacket. In dark brown embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edge. Untrimmed fore-edge. Clean text pages. Light soiling of earlier pages. Previous owner's imprint on front free endpaper. Small book store plate on back paste-down. Five inch narrow horizontal stain mark on front cover. Bumping and rubbing of ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear. Thank you for your patronage.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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- Quaker House Books (US)
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- Pro Vita Monastica: An Essay in Defence of the Contemplative Virtues
- Henry Dwight Sedgwick
- Book condition
- Used - Good
- 1st Edition
- The Atlantic Monthly Press
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- Bookseller catalogs
- 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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- Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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- First Edition
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- shelf wear
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